[OSGeo-Discuss] Map definition services

Bart van den Eijnden bartvde at osgis.nl
Fri Dec 5 07:14:23 PST 2014

OWS Context was the successor of Web Map Context and is more flexible.


Best regards,

On 05 Dec 2014, at 16:11, Pieter De Graef <pieter.degraef at geosparc.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> for a while now the Geomajas project has the ability to configure maps and layers in a Java environment for a web client to make use of. Currently this is done through a web service in the form of a command pattern based on GWT RPC.
> Lately there have been discussions to make such a service more accessible to other technologies. In this regard I am searching for standards or proposals or perhaps other projects that have similar ideas. I have stumbled upon the Web Map Context, which seems a bit limited. I have also been studying the ESRI GeoServices REST API, which seems like too much work and too specific.
> So, I am hoping anyone here might have some ideas or links that could help us out in our search. The scope would be mainly a CRUD service for map definitions. This could at a later moment be extended to include more layer or feature services.
> Kind regards,
> Pieter De Graef
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