my own program
percyd at PDX.EDU
Mon Feb 4 12:33:17 EST 2008
If you want to stick with a web-based interface, you might want to look
at web processing services (WPS), here's a very nice example that shows
calculating viewsheds from user input, among other examples, using GRASS
as the backend:
Brent Fraser wrote:
> Mapserver does a geat job of rendering GIS vectors and
> imagery data as part of a web-based mapping solution, but it
> doesn't do any operations related to height/elevation.
> If your application will be focused on 3d, you may want to
> look at 3d-aware open source projects such as VTP (great
> interactive GUI for 3d) and Grass (powerful analysis).
> However, if you already have software to do the 3d
> calculations and are looking for a web-based "presentation"
> application, then Mapserver (plus a client-side tool like
> OpenLayers) is a good choice.
> Brent Fraser
> GeoAnalytic Inc.
> Calgary, Alberta
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vishal Nagpal" <vishu_73ns at YAHOO.COM>
> To: <MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU>
> Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2008 1:53 AM
> Subject: Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] my own program
> As part of my familiarization with Mapserver,
> I started off with working on demo available at mapserver
> then I also installed Cartoweb3 and tried to build an
> On this mailing list I came across openLayers and realised
> it was a great
> tool to add cartography to my page. So I shifted to
> But now I have to start building my application which
> involves planning of
> Wi Max network(Line Of Sight, Coverage etc) using GIS(3D)
> information. This
> will require some processing of data at server side.
> So I just want to finalize my tools before I start building
> the final
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