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mapcraftweb [2010/11/03 20:56]
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mapcraftweb [2015/02/04 22:39] (current)
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 This then is a holding page for ideas on how to move //​Mapcraft//​ into a more dynamic, web based, environment. Navigation similar to //​GoogleMaps//​ would be good, with support for much larger maps stored in a database. This then is a holding page for ideas on how to move //​Mapcraft//​ into a more dynamic, web based, environment. Navigation similar to //​GoogleMaps//​ would be good, with support for much larger maps stored in a database.
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 +See also: [[/​mapcraftweb/​rest]],​ [[mapcraftweb/​ajax]]
  
 ===== Implementation ===== ===== Implementation =====
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 Currently SVN has code which can display a basic map - things and paths aren't yet supported. There is a REST interface for this, which works nicely for getting tiled map images. Currently SVN has code which can display a basic map - things and paths aren't yet supported. There is a REST interface for this, which works nicely for getting tiled map images.
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 +  * REST interface to display maps.
 +  * Display Things (towns, cities etc)
 +  * Display map by named area. 
  
 There is also a utility for importing maps from the old XML files, which is being used for testing. How best to do actual editing has yet to be decided. There is also a utility for importing maps from the old XML files, which is being used for testing. How best to do actual editing has yet to be decided.
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 +Support for the REST interface has been added into the Alfresco Yagsbook implementation,​ so that a Yagsbook encyclopedia can now reference these maps and embed them. Maps can currently be selected according to area, and the area is automatically scaled to a sensible size.
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