[OpenLayers-Users] Using shp-files dynamically
ivan.grcic at geofoto.hr
Thu Nov 20 07:01:06 EST 2008
maybe after user uploads the file, you just run shp2pgsql that uploads
it into PostGis and u displays it inside OL with little bit of
filtering (for en example CQL_FILTER=shpfilename=name That is one of
the simpliest solutions i could come up in 1 minute...
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 12:36 PM, Lehtonen, Mika <mika at digikartta.net> wrote:
> I would be glad if I could get someone's opinion on the following matter:
> This is also business related, which I guess is a little unusual in this
> list. I won't be carrying on these questions, forgive me this. The
> innermost is still technical.
> My client has a light WebGIS system which has been carried out with
> Openlayers, GeoServer and PostGIS as a backend. Now he would want me to
> build an extension to his system where end-users could upload their own
> shp-files into it. Just upload and start to use them, that simple. I
> guess the shps' are mainly points, and quite simple. The end-users are
> ordinary PC-users, so no complicated phases can be accepted.
> We are having a huge gorge between our thoughts of how much this would
> take hours to implement. My client claims that this is a matter of
> adding a simple layer into their system and that's why it couldn't
> possibly take more than a day or two at most. And in that case, it's
> better be perfect. I said, on the other hand, that I could build
> something in a week, that would fulfil the most of the demand, but that
> I'm not sure yet if this is something that is feasible.
> So, what do you think? Any ideas what would be the best approach in
> order to carry out this?
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