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Leaflet Heat

Initially draw heatmap data on a map and allow a users mouse movement to draw their own.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset=utf-8 />
<title>Leaflet Heat</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.3.1/mapbox.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.3.1/mapbox.css' rel='stylesheet' />
  body { margin:0; padding:0; }
  #map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/plugins/leaflet-heat/v0.1.3/leaflet-heat.js'></script>
<div id='map'></div>

<!-- Example data. -->
<script src='/mapbox.js/assets/data/realworld.388.js'></script>

L.mapbox.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
    var map = L.mapbox.map('map')
        .setView([-37.821, 175.219], 16)

    var heat = L.heatLayer(addressPoints, {maxZoom: 18}).addTo(map);
    var draw = true;

    // add points on mouse move (except when interacting with the map)
        movestart: function () { draw = false; },
        moveend:   function () { draw = true; },
        mousemove: function (e) {
            if (draw) {
to create your own custom map and use it in this example.
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