Building GIS Websites without Programming using CartoDB

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[dt_sc_h3]Course Lectures[/dt_sc_h3]

What is CartoDB?

Getting Data into CartoDB

Basic Table Operations

Basic Map Operations

Styling the Map with CartoCSS


[dt_sc_h3]Course Exercises[/dt_sc_h3]

Exercise Setup Instructions:

  1. Create the following folder structure on your computer
  2. Download the file and unzip to the Data folder that you just created

Exercise Data Files (

Exercise: Importing ESRI Shapefiles into CartoDB

Exercise: Georeferencing a Table

Exercise: Editing Data in Table View

Exercise: Filtering Data in CartoDB with SQL Statements

Exercise: Customizing InfoWindows

Exercise: Editing Features using the InfoWindow

Exercise: Styling Maps with the Visualization Wizard

Exercise: Publishing a Map

Exercise: Styling Points with CartoCSS

Exercise: Conditional Styling with CartoCSS

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Aleeta ZellerChattanooga RPA
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