Archive for July, 2006

ZoomIn Mapping System v7

Friday, July 28th, 2006


<script type=”text/javascript”>
window.onload = function(){
map = new GMap2($(“mapview”));
map.addMapType(new Zoomin.NZTM);
map.addControl(new GSmallMapControl());
map.setCenter(new GLatLng(5427050, 1748750), 6);

// Add a polyline with some random points.
var points = [];
for (var i = 0; i < 4; i++) {
var point = new GLatLng(
map.getBounds().getSouthWest().lat() + map.getBounds().toSpan().lat() * Math.random(),
map.getBounds().getSouthWest().lng() + map.getBounds().toSpan().lng() * Math.random());

map.addOverlay(new GMarker(point));

map.addOverlay(new GPolyline(points, ”#FF00FF”,”5”,”0.6”));

Announcing the ZoomIn Mapping System v7

We have been working hard on the new version of the ZMS.

New features include:

  • Polylines support
  • Dynamic Changing of Layers
  • Sliding Scale bar
  • Prototype javascript library support
  • Performance Tweaks
  • Improved event handling

Have a look at for more information.

The new API will be available for Australia shortly.


Thursday, July 27th, 2006


Trade Me have just released their new maps site smaps, powered by the new ZoomIn Mapping System.

The site is using our new maps. The new map design include better definition of streets and labelling of points of interest.

We’ve been working really hard in making smaps the best map site in New Zealand.

New real estate site

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006



Propertyradar – A new real estate site has just launched powered by ZoomIn Maps.

It has some really nice features that allow you to save the properties that your’re interested in and ignore the ones that you don’t like.

Congrats to the Property Radar team.

Jeff Bezos invests in 37 signals

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

Big news today. Jeff Bezos VC fund just invested in 37signals.
So the big question is….

<font size=”+1″>Is this an investment in Ruby on Rails ?</font>

Hello ?!?! Is there anyone there?

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

Yes, Projectx is alive. We have been working hard on a number of projects. Lot’s of cool new stuff coming.

  • New Map API
  • New Maps
  • New version of ZoomIn
  • More details next week…