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Campaign Monitor’s cool Worldview feature on our latest Basecamp Mobile newsletter
So cool. How do you think they accomplished the map portion? Google Maps API? I’d love to experiment with something like this for one of our products.
I guess I should have done some Firebug investigating before I posted. It was pretty easy to tell with a quick peek under the hood, lol. It is indeed the Google Maps API. Very neat and inspiring—I’ll be trying something like this over the weekend!
Worldview performance was very fast. Pins were dropping and little alerts were popping up seemingly in realtime. There’s also a link to the map for sharing in your office or with clients that don’t want to login to Campaign Monitor. It is just one simple map view (like the one shown above).
We just sent a campaign and watched the Worldview, it’s a bit like Angry Birds, completely useless but very addictive, I love it. It’s the kind of functionality that makes the app very sticky.
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