[OSGeo-Discuss] Thematic Mapping Engine as Open Source?

Firman Hadi firman at crs.itb.ac.id
Mon Jun 23 01:02:08 PDT 2008

Hi Bjorn,

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:

> FYI,
> In the last couple of months, I've been developing a Thematic  
> Mapping Engine (TME):
> http://thematicmapping.org/engine/
> http://blog.thematicmapping.org/2008/06/thematic-mapping-engine.html
> 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  
> projects.
> 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.
> Regards,
> Bjorn Sandvik
> bjorn at thematicmapping.org
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