[OSGeo-Discuss] The Best API for accessing map/geospatial server

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 16:06:56 PDT 2009

> hi all
> i just got Java Geotools as an Java API to access the geospatial server based on WMS (OGC)


> any one have experience with this kind of things?

Some :-)

> i just want to treat the server as database.

You want the Web Feature Server then.

> so all geospatial server is database, this API is look like ODBC or JDBC

You will find the GeoTools "DataStore" api lets you treat it like a
database; and indeed lets you handle Shapefile / Web Feature Server
and Databases in a similar fashion (with transactions and queries

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Changing the connection parameters will allow you to connect to
different things.


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