Living in Vienna + Salzburg. Stepping out of my comfort zone. Trying out ideas. Learning from it. Doing good work with good people.

GLOTTER ❤️ Mapbox

GLOTTER has received a major Update recently. The Google Maps API has been replaced by the new Mapbox GL API. What are the advantages of Mapbox GL? Mapbox is a Mapping Software Provider which has specialized in Web mapping and provides/supports OpenSource software The maps are rendered in WebGL Better user experience, higher resolution and anti-aliased fontstyles The camera […]

them.es WordPress Bootstrap Starter Theme v2.0 released

Bootstrap 4 has been published and it was about time to update the Code base for our first WordPress Starter Theme that has been built with Bootstrap. Head over to them.es/starter to see the Theme in action. You can also generate your customized WordPress Starter Theme based on Bootstrap 4 there. A short Changelog can […]

them.es WordPress Single Application Theme v2.0 released

Polymer v2.0 has landed and it was time to update the code basis for the them.es Single Page Application Starter Theme. So, what has changed? A lot! But for good reasons. The Theme works with WordPress 4.7+. No additional RestAPI-Plugin is required anymore. typeahead.js-Autocomplete has been replaced with a custom Web components solution using iron-selector […]

bookmarking.io is live!

Lately bookmarking.io has been launched. Users are able to setup an appealing User Profile and add bookmarks of their most important websites. Signing Up a new account is quick, easy and free. More information and technical details can be found in the Portfolio.

10 000 000

GLOTTER recently recorded it’s 10 millionth view of a Map entry. That’s a satisfying milestone and at the same time confirmation for the hard work that’s involved in operating and enhancing a Web Community.

Happy 9th Birthday GLOTTER!

GLOTTER is getting 9 years old today and we are approaching the 10.000.000 Map Views rapidly. This year’s obligatory Birthday Update includes Several Frontend modifications Technical adaptions As announced a year ago, the Google Earth features had to be removed because the API has been deprecated by Google recently Even if old Internet Explorer browsers didn’t play a major role in the stats anymore, the Support has been dropped

Bye bye, Internet Explorer

Today marks an important day in the Web. Microsoft has dropped support for old browsers. This affects Internet Explorer versions 8, 9 and 10. For Web developers and suppliers of frameworks this step implies that these Browser versions are not supported anymore and will not be considered in the Testing activities anymore. If you are […]

Material Design Lite WordPress Starter Theme available for free

Google just announced the first stable release of the Material Design Lite (MDL) components and today we are happy to introduce them.es Starter MDL – a free WordPress Starter Theme built with Material Design Lite! What is included? Material Design Lite is an Open-Source project which allows developers to use the Google typical Material Design […]

Single Page Application WordPress Starter Theme available for free

We are happy to introduce them.es Starter SPA – a free WordPress Starter Theme using Material Design Web components to build Single Page Applications! What is included? Polymer is an Open-Source project maintained by Google which provides custom Material Design elements, built by the Polymer team, ready to use in applications. Web Components are a […]

Redesign glotter.com

A cool GLOTTER Redesign with a brand new interface has been rolled out on the Mobile as well as on the Desktop version. Unfortunately there is also a rather sad announcement on two of our Services. Since the Google Earth API and the Weather library have been deprecated by Google we have to remove both […]