[OpenLayers-Users] Auto-refreshing a GeoRSS layer
adube at mapgears.com
Tue Aug 10 13:14:19 EDT 2010
I never used it, but it would seem that the 'Refresh' Strategy could
do the trick for you.
On 10-08-10 01:05 PM, Hubick, William wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> My project is considering GeoRSS as our data-sharing standard with
> partners. I am pleased with how easily OpenLayers will display GeoRSS
> points, but I'm wondering how other developers ensure efficient
> auto-updates. My first impression was that OpenLayers would
> automatically check a GeoRSS XML file and automatically load updates
> (i.e., like an RSS aggregator). When further exploring, it seems like
> custom code must be written to auto-update the layer.
> Am I missing something? Is there a way to ensure new points added to a
> GeoRSS file are automatically, efficiently loaded by OpenLayers
> (without page refresh)? It seems like there must be a better way to
> update the layer than destroying and reloading the GeoRSS layer.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> Thanks in advance,
> *Bill Hubick*
> Cobham Analytic Solutions
> william.hubick at cobham.com <mailto:william.hubick at cobham.com>
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