[Geowanking] finally: detailed GMaps in EU
Just van den Broecke
just at justobjects.nl
Thu Apr 27 00:21:47 PDT 2006
Yes I had seen it on the MB roadmap and will follow your work closely.
It also looks like GMaps v2 is more accurate than v1 (in my lon/lat
Except for transparent WMS overlays (which seems easy as well) I've
upgraded GeoTracing yesterday. Was not as hard as I thought since the
v2-API is more open towards custom tiling. The other hack I use is
"tlabel" http://gmaps.tommangan.us/tlabel.html for positional overlaying
of any <div>, e.g. the moving tracers. Most of the code was not mine but
work by others I adapted (e.g. for feature collision). I've assembled
everything in a single .js file:
http://www.geotracing.com/gt/script/gmap-v2.js (still a bit messy and
createWMSOverlaySpec() still needs fixing). Feel free to use it, but I
guess you are somewhat deeper into this stuff.
Cameron Shorter wrote:
> I'm currently incorporating a Google Maps layer into Mapbuilder and so
> I'm working on WMS/Gmap integration issues that you are probably striking.
> Feel free to discuss any issues you get stuck with.
> Just van den Broecke wrote:
>> Probably some of you already noticed: Google Maps now offers detailed
>> maps/arial pics for much of the EU (at least for The Netherlands). See
>> Only works with v2 of the API (I have to work hard getting all of my
>> v1-hacks evolved) but that's a matter of time, see e.g.
>> http://chignik.berkeley.edu/google/wmstest236.html for a WMS overlay
>> (hmm: without caching a tiling engine makes a WMS suffocating).
>> Just van den Broecke just at justobjects.nl
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Just van den Broecke just at justobjects.nl
Just Objects B.V. tel +31 65 4268627 Skype: justb4
The Netherlands http://www.justobjects.nl
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