Layers (32)
Display buildings in 3DExtrude polygons for 3D indoor mappingAdd a 3D modelAdjust a layer's opacityAnimate a lineAnimate a series of imagesAnimate a pointChange building color based on zoom levelChange the case of labelsDisplay HTML clusters with custom propertiesCreate and style clustersChange a layer's color with buttonsAdd a custom style layerStyle circles with a data-driven propertyStyle lines with a data-driven propertyDisplay and style rich text labelsUse a fallback imageAdd a pattern to a polygonAdd a new layer below labelsAdd a GeoJSON lineDraw GeoJSON pointsAdd hillshadingCreate a heatmap layerCreate a gradient line using an expressionAdd multiple geometries from one GeoJSON sourceStyle ocean depth dataShow and hide layersUpdate a choropleth layer by zoom levelChange worldview of administrative boundariesVariable label placementVisualize population densityAdd a GeoJSON polygon

Update a feature in realtime

Change an existing feature on your map in realtime by updating its data.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<title>Update a feature in realtime</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no" />
<script src="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.6.1/mapbox-gl.js"></script>
<link href="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.6.1/mapbox-gl.css" rel="stylesheet" />
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; };
<div id="map"></div>
<script src="//d3js.org/d3.v3.min.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/satellite-v9',
zoom: 0
map.on('load', function() {
// We use D3 to fetch the JSON here so that we can parse and use it separately
// from GL JS's use in the added source. You can use any request method (library
// or otherwise) that you want.
function(err, data) {
if (err) throw err;
// save full coordinate list for later
var coordinates = data.features[0].geometry.coordinates;
// start by showing just the first coordinate
data.features[0].geometry.coordinates = [coordinates[0]];
// add it to the map
map.addSource('trace', { type: 'geojson', data: data });
'id': 'trace',
'type': 'line',
'source': 'trace',
'paint': {
'line-color': 'yellow',
'line-opacity': 0.75,
'line-width': 5
// setup the viewport
map.jumpTo({ 'center': coordinates[0], 'zoom': 14 });
// on a regular basis, add more coordinates from the saved list and update the map
var i = 0;
var timer = window.setInterval(function() {
if (i < coordinates.length) {
} else {
}, 10);
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