[GeoNode-devel] Create Layer Functionality
ortelius at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 08:28:57 PDT 2016
Excellent. Paolo where are you at with this code now?
On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 12:18 PM, Dimitris Karakostis
<karakostis.dimitris at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Jeffrey,
> 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
>> > and
>> > upload layers in various ways.
>> > Currently I am working on a specific approach in which the user is able
>> > to
>> > 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
>> > the
>> > 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
>> > going
>> > towards this direction. Have someone tried to do something like this in
>> > the
>> > 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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