Archive for the ‘WebGis’ Category

Ligthning fast routing with OSRM

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OSRM is a lightning fast open source routing engine for OpenStreetMap data. We are now using it in all the websites managed by our Django-powered GeoRouter platform.

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View your web pages CSS in 3D!

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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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Serving your map tiles 30 times faster

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 […]

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TileStache Vector simplify provider

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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 […]

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TileStache Django tiny wrapper

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 […]

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Polymaps, TileStache and SVG CSS styling issues

A few days ago I started playing with Polymaps and TileStache, two very promising WebGIS building tools. The final goal of this experiments was the integration with Django. Polymaps Polymaps is a Javascript library aimed to display svg maps in a web page, recently I’ve watched to an interesting talk about a Django-powered app built […]

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GeoContent Joomla component ready for 2.5 and 3.x

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GeoContent Plus is a Joomla! 2.5.x and 3.x component that let you easily embed beautiful Google Maps or OpenLayers Maps into your Joomla! 2.5.x and 3.x website.

GeoContent gives a geographical dimension to your Joomla! website.

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QGIS mapserver test drive

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QGIS recently added new WMS server capabilities to its software stack. Breaking into the server world, the new server can read a QGIS project project file and serve maps to the internet. This amazing new feature, really opens QGIS users to a new horizon of possibilities.

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Italian GFOSS Day 2010

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Next week, from wednesday 18 to friday 19, I will attend in Foligno to the upcoming GFOSS Day 2010 holding two tutorials on GIS Python development and on a GeoDjango case study. Like previous editions of this event, it will be another fundamental opportunity to meet the other members of the Italian free GIS software community. Don’t miss this event, if you can!

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GIS and WebGIS at Linux Day 2007

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Sorry, this article is not available in english.

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