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 [...]
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.
Thanks to a post in Spatial Notes Blog I’ve finally found a cross-browser way to handle right click on an OL map, I’ve been using an homebrew solution only to discover how it did not work correctly in MSIE. The proposed solution involves a custom control subclass and the standard OL machinery, the MSIE oddities [...]
Compressing JS files can speed significantly up loading times in this popular WebGIS client application.
Still in the process of learning jQuery, I’m writing a DHTML form builder, the target audience is non experienced users that should be able to build simple forms that will be used by another application.
Moving from prototype framework to jQuery, I missed the nice templating engine that was available as a prototype plugin. After some testing with the templating plugins for jQuery, I wrote this few lines to have a super-simple templating system readily available.