[GeoNode-devel] Create Layer Functionality
karakostis.dimitris at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 12:18:51 PDT 2016
Thank you very much for your answer. I checked carefully your project and
the GNIP. The use case is a bit different but in general I was thinking of
following a similar logic for implementing this functionality.
On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 7:59 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <ortelius at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dimitris, I would recommend you check out the branch  that I worked
> on that works with CSVs and joins. It still needs some work, but I
> believe that Paolo from the Worldmap team was planning to work on it
> himself also. There is also a GNIP  for this, but your use case
> does sound a bit different.
>  https://github.com/GeoNode/geonode/issues/1915
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 1:32 AM, Dimitris Karakostis
> <karakostis.dimitris at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I would like to open the discussion regarding the development of a Create
> > Layer functionality, which will give the possibility to users to create
> > upload layers in various ways.
> > Currently I am working on a specific approach in which the user is able
> > download a global layer (e.g. country boundaries) as a CSV (without
> > including the geometry). Opening the CSV in
> > excel etc., he/she can add new columns or change fields. After applying
> > changes, upload it and create a new layer by applying a join with the
> > existing global layer.
> > The 'upload' part of the process requires a series of actions to be
> made. 1)
> > Update the django database with the new layer, 2) Create a new table with
> > the new layer in the uploads database 3) Create corresponding
> > layer in geoserver etc.
> > I searched for open issues regarding this but I didn't find something
> > towards this direction. Have someone tried to do something like this in
> > past? What approach would you suggest in regards with the syncing of the
> > different parts (django DB, geoserver, uploads DB).
> > Cheers
> > Dimitris
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