Screenshot of Sun-Path on Map app

Figure 1: A screenshot of the Sun-Path on Map app running inside a web browser.

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This is a small web app I’ve been wanting to do for some time. Obviously this is very much inspired by others such as SunCalc and SunEarthTools. However I have tried to make a more interactive, configurable and mobile-friendly version with better time zone selection.

To move the sun-path diagram around, simply click and drag the location marker within the world map. It should be fast enough even on a phone or tablet to update in close to real time. You can also double-click or double-tap anywhere within the map to set the position explicitly.

If you intend using this for a particular project or in a demonstration, you can edit all the various app settings using the Cope/Paste as JSON… item in the menu and then copy/paste them into a text file. You can then load or drag/drop the file into the page whenever you need. You can also save the new settings as the default start-up values using the same menu.

Change Log

0.0.2 2014-09-15

  • Added ‘Settings Data’ () menu with options to import, view and edit application settings.

  • Added ability to store and reset current settings as the default startup configuration.

0.0.1 2014-02-12

  • Initial release.

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