Archive for the ‘GIS’ Category
I’ve just discovered that the latest versions of web developer FF extension supports 3D view of the web pages: super cool! Look at how nice is the OpenLayers vector layer stacked on to the background map layers.
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Recently I’ve been experimenting with TileStache tiles caching system, which is similar to TileCache and other tile caching systems in scope. TileStache revealed itself as a powerful and flexible product and was very good to cache tiles generated with my Django-backed mapscript-powered WMS server. Caching and serving tiles with TileStache was by far faster then [...]
This is the third part of the story that I started with part 1: Polymaps, TileStache and SVG CSS styling issues part 2: TileStache Django tiny wrapper during my experiments I wanted to reach the goal of minimize both the bandwith consuption and the number of vector coordinates that the browser needs to handle, this means that [...]
This is the second part of the story about my experiments with the wonderful TileStache that I started with TileStache and Polymaps SVG experiments. First, I would like to thank Michal for the quick patch inclusion, the Polymaps patch is still waiting for the pull and the Django admin patch is awating for somebody to [...]
Lo scorso mese di novembre 2011, si è tenuto a Zurigo il meeting internazionale di programmatori QGIS. Ho avuto la fortuna di partecipare, dato che mi occupo da diverso tempo della nuova infrastruttura web, basta su Django e sono autore di un paio di plugin QGIS python. È il secondo meeting QGIS al quale partecipo [...]
Today I wrote a simple bookmarklet to get the map extent in EPSG:4326 from the wonderful OpenCycleMaps.org website. It also works on the OpenStreetMap.org website. You can just right-click and save it on your bookmarks, the click on the bookmark while in the OpenCycleMap site and a popup will appear with the extent coordinates printed [...]
How to build an uncompressed debug version of GeoExt.
GeoContent è un componente per Joomla! 1.7 e 2.5 che permette di inserire mappe di Google o OpenLayers nelle pagine del sito. Le mappe possono essere facilmente personalizzate e gli articoli possono essere georeferenziati per costruire un indice geografico del sito. Da poco è disponibile anche una beta per Joomla! 3.x.