Cost of Crime (Development)
A project that provides novel estimates on the economic and social cost of crime using cutting-edge econometric techniques on large sets of administrative microdata. This data is displayed on the Homicide Map and is documenting the occurrence of all homicides over time and across space at an unprecedented level of geographic precision.
GPS Coordinates to Gauss–Krüger Transformation Tool (Development)
A web application that can be used for conversion of GPS coordinates from WGS84 to Gauss-Krüger projection and vice versa, with an accompanying map visualization.
The United States of Fun (Development)
LyfeTrack – Road Trip Soundtrack (Concept) (Development)
A concept of a mobile application that functions as a travel diary that can represent and share emotional connections to music and places. The application includes integration with social networks, music streaming services, geolocation with map pins that save every song and current local weather information, and the ability to attach photos taken during a road trip.
Mobile Data Collection Application (Development)
A web-based mobile data collection application for collecting field data or completing field surveys. The application includes real-time field GPS location, photo, and attribute data collection, online and offline data storage, and custom forms, input boxes, and predefined input fields and attributes.
Mobile Mapping Vehicle (Development)
A mobile mapping vehicle development and data acquisition hardware integration. It features an inertial system, D-GPS, odometer, 360° coverage, and a stereo video camera. It includes development of software integration applications and post-processing applications.
Toptal's Quick and Practical CSS Cheat Sheet (Publication)
As software engineers, we’re always searching for the best tools and guides that will help us to be more productive while spending less time searching and reading long technical specifications.
Today, Toptal is pleased to present an entirely new resource to the community as a free download: a CSS Cheat Sheet. Toptal's CSS Cheat Sheet is a quick CSS reference guide, and includes CSS syntax, the most important selectors, properties, sizes, and units, and other useful CSS details, all in a short, easily understandable format.
The 10 Most Common Bootstrap Mistakes That Developers Make (Publication)
Bootstrap is a powerful toolkit. It comes bundled with basic HTML and CSS design templates that include many common UI components. Most of the important pitfalls are mentioned in the Bootstrap documentation, but still some mistakes are pretty subtle, or have ambiguous causes. This article outlines some of the most common mistakes, problems, and misconceptions when using Bootstrap.
What is Bootstrap? A Short Bootstrap Tutorial on the What, Why, and How (Publication)
Survey of the Best Online Mapping Tools for Web Developers: The Roadmap to Roadmaps (Publication)
Making your own maps is not a big undertaking anymore, but for developers not familiar with web mapping, the agony of choice might be intimidating. You want to make maps, but don't know where to start nor which tools to use. I am here to help.
Here, I'll discuss several of the best available tools, providing a brief overview of each, along with code examples, and weighing the pros and cons.
A Map to Perfection: Using D3.js to Make Beautiful Web Maps (Publication)
Data Driven Documents, or D3.js, is an awesome data visualization library. In this article, I'll discuss one particularly compelling application of D3.js: map making. We'll go through the common challenges of building a useful and informative web map, and show how in each case, D3.js gives you everything you need to make your map look and feel beautiful.
CSS Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
This resource contains a collection of CSS best practices and CSS tips provided by our Toptal network members.
Twitter Bootstrap Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
This resource contains a collection of Twitter Bootstrap best practices and Twitter Bootstrap tips provided by our Toptal network members.
.NET Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
This resource contains a collection of .NET best practices and tips provided by our Toptal network members.
Tomislav is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program.
This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high
quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are
looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Tomislav
shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every
week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making
it in the industry.