[OpenLayers-Dev] PHP Backend to OL
ashore3 at verizon.net
Tue Mar 31 12:43:39 EDT 2009
Guys, yr suggestions have given me more than enough to keep me busy for
a while; thanks!
And yes, that net console is dynamite! I've had firebug for a good
while, but never bothered with that tab. Clarifies a lot.
Sebastian Benthall wrote:
> For Web Feature Service: http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wfs
> A WFS protocol, hooked up to a Vector layer, will construct valid WFS
> requests and send them to the server.
> For Web Map Service: http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wms
> The protocol is used for tiled maps. An OpenLayers WMS layer will
> send all the right requests.
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 11:39 AM, Andy Deakin <andy.deakin at pcmend.net
> <mailto:andy.deakin at pcmend.net>> wrote:
> Hi Arnie,
> Different types of layers have different OL to server interfaces. What
> are you trying to achieve?
> It might be that the apache mod_rewrite will bridge between what OL
> expects (e.g. /z/x/y.png etc) and the folder structure you have on the
> server, without needing php at all.
> OpenStreetMap has some documentation regarding its tile names, Perhaps
> this might help you:
> To inspect data requested and responses, consider using Firebug as an
> add-on for Firefox. The 'net' console is brilliant!
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