[OSGeo-Discuss] Thematic Mapping Engine as Open Source?
firman at crs.itb.ac.id
Mon Jun 23 01:02:08 PDT 2008
I can only say, wow.
It is very nice application.
PS: I apologize for the repeating mails.
On Jun 23, 2008, at 6:01 AM, Bjorn Sandvik wrote:
> In the last couple of months, I've been developing a Thematic
> Mapping Engine (TME):
> TME makes it easy to produce 2D and 3D thematic maps (choropleth,
> prism, proportional symbol and animated maps) with KML. TME is
> programmed in PHP and uses the GD graphics library to generate
> colour legends.
> TME can easily be extended to support various geographical/
> administrative levels, and data could be fetched from various
> sources. TME could also be used as a plug-in to other open source
> The engine can be used as a PHP library/API, where KML based
> thematic maps can be generated with a few lines of code. I've also
> developed a web interface based on Ext JS where thematic maps can be
> created without a single line of code.
> My plan is to release TME as an open source project under a GNU GPL
> license v3, and use SourceForge as a code repository.
> Is there any interest in using this application among other open
> source projects? Are there any funding opportunities? I'm also
> interested in getting to know people who would like to contribute to
> this project.
> Bjorn Sandvik
> bjorn at thematicmapping.org
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