[Geowanking] Need a location app
osgis.lists at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 14:11:35 PST 2006
Take a look at the PostgreSQL/PostGIS combo to use along with PHP.
That will give you all the spatial operators you want out of the box.
On 1/5/06, Mark Simpkins <nodalpoints at googlemail.com> wrote:
> We are in need of the following app:
> We have a database of services (Civic renewal, self help, citizens advice
> etc). All these services have a postcode (UK based) we want to be able to
> return the data for a specific topic search (ie. debt problems) ordered in
> terms of nearest to the searchers postcode.
> The initial dataset will be limited to a relatively small location to start
> with (Hull in the North East of England).
> We have a server that we could run MySQL 5 on and have PHP available. We can
> also source the relevant data sets for postcode to location data.
> So the first questions are:
> 1. Any suggestions on what apps etc. to use?
> Would a bespoke PHP/MySQL5 app be best or is there some off the shelf
> stuff we could get and configure for our needs?
> 2. Anyone want to do it for us?
> We have a small budget to build this, you would probably have to be UK
> based (but that is not absolutely necessary).
> Email me at work (yes its a work thing) mark . simpkins AT bbc . co . uk for
> more info, ideas, comments (polite :)
> mark simpkins
> www.ivotedforyoubecuase.com | www.lazygov.org (oh, and a little bit of
> gsm: +44(0)7855 365 481
> ichat: marksimpkins
> skype: marksimpkins
> Geowanking mailing list
> Geowanking at lists.burri.to
More information about the Geowanking