Map Making with Google Sheets and React

Data visualizations have gotten a lot more popular over the last 5-10 years with the rise of software like D3, Tableau, and infographics. Maps just might be the original data visualization. In fact, maps are so commonplace that we don’t often see them in the same realm as the newer/shinier forms of data visualization. But like other data visualizations, they are just a representation of data (spatial in this case). For almost every web application that works with spatial data, maps are essential.

Kyle Pennell is a marketer and writer with a variety of technical chops (JavaScript, Google Sheets/Excel, WordPress, SEO). He loves clear and helpful copy and likes automating things and making web apps (mostly maps). Found at and many other digital spaces