[gdal-dev] Desktop App Map Server?
nico.mandery at geops.de
Wed Oct 29 03:25:48 EDT 2008
Brian Hone schrieb:
> Hi Folks,
> Sorry if this is a newbie question, but I've looked all over and can't
> find any good information.
> I have a desktop app (wxGTK / C++ / OpenGL) on which I want to display
> all manner of geo-images, in all manner of projections, etc. I have
> coded the ability to display simple NITF, etc. using GDAL, but I am
> constantly finding image formats or projection systems which I haven't
> supported. I really want to have a data store with an API which looks
> something like:
> getMapLayers( area, layers, resolution )
> o It looks like OGDI is built to solve this problem, but I can't find
> a 'howto'.
> o PostGIS + GDAL?
> o MapServer et al.? - look good, but are more web focused.
> Can anyone give me a good starting point?
> Thanks much for your help,
Maybe mapnik the thing you are looking for. It also supports GDAL as
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