This morning I’ve read a posting about a little html worldclock, putting the airport code and the local time for some cities on top of a picture with an equirectangular picture of the earth.
Equirectangular projection of a composite satellite image (NASA)
Some words in advance - the guy who made this explicitly says that it was only a quick fun thing, so my babbling isn’t meant in any way as any kind of offence against him!
When I looked at the picture I thought: “nice”, and remembered one of my sons asking me for something similar a few weeks ago, to pin places where we’ve been or where friends live – something like a mini-frappr. Reading the comment of the posting where somebody asked for the source I thought by myself “why doesn’t he look at the html code” and as I was curious I did.
Wohoh, that was very 80s - if we would have had html then already.
reloading xxxxxx (censored by the ajax-department) of a page.
Any suggestion is of course appreciated, as this was a quick one and for fun too.