[fdo-internals] Re: [mapguide-internals] MapGuide REST Extension

Robert Bray rbray at robertbray.net
Fri Feb 13 19:22:15 EST 2009


Generally speaking I like what I see here. Very simple, elegant, and 
powerful. To get a better understanding of how this works, I'd like to see 
two things:

* The source code.
* An example and/or document that describes the configuration file.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jason Birch" <Jason.Birch at nanaimo.ca>
To: <mapguide-internals at lists.osgeo.org>; <mapguide-users at lists.osgeo.org>; 
<fdo-internals at lists.osgeo.org>; <fdo-users at lists.osgeo.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2009 10:04 PM
Subject: [mapguide-internals] MapGuide REST Extension

> Hi all,
> Haris Kurtagic of SL-King has been working on a REST extension for 
> MapGuide, which basically exposes the individual features of 
> MapGuide-authored FDO data sources as resources on the web.  The code is 
> currently undergoing a major refactor to work around some limitations and 
> make it ready for the open source community, so it probably won't be 
> available for about a month.  However, in the hopes of gaining early 
> feedback and generating interest, I've blogged about some of the technical 
> details here:
> http://tinyurl.com/mapguide-rest <http://tinyurl.com/mapguide-rest>
> and you can see a live example on the City of Nanaimo's new "maps" site:
> http://maps.nanaimo.ca/data/property/ 
> <http://maps.nanaimo.ca/data/property/>
> The beauty of this is that I didn't have to write any code, just had to do 
> a bit of configuration.  As we get closer to being release-ready, I'll try 
> to blog a series of short tutorials to cover the basics of configuration 
> and how to work with this extension's Google CTemplate implementation.
> If you have any questions or feature suggestions, please respond here or 
> in my blog comments, and I'll do my best to respond.
> Jason
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