[mapguide-users] GeoREST 1.0 Released!

BradM brad.mason at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Mon Jan 18 10:55:40 EST 2010

Jason can we use GeoREST to create data entry forms and reports that allow
Mapguide to talk to databases?    Does GeoREST replace the need for using
PHP forms and coldfusion forms?

Jason Birch wrote:
> We are pleased to announce the first major release of GeoREST, a new Open
> Source framework for publishing and interacting with geospatial data as
> web
> resources.  GeoREST leverages, among other Open Source libraries, both
> MapGuide and FDO as data sources.
> With GeoREST 1.0 you can enable search engines to crawl your geospatial
> data, dynamically publish to KML, GeoRSS or any other text based format,
> use
> web forms to search and update your data, and more. All of this
> functionality is available entirely through configuration... no
> programming
> required!
> Please visit the GeoREST project website for more information on GeoREST
> and
> the benefits it can bring to your geospatial publishing strategy.
> http://www.georest.org/
> For a quick look, here are two sites that have been using GeoREST in a
> production environment for over nine months, with great improvements in
> the
> accessibility of their data:
> http://maps.nanaimo.ca/data/
> http://share.vo-ka.si/iskanje/ (Slovenian)
> And an example of using OpenLayers to edit a GeoREST vector layer overlaid
> on a MapGuide image service:
> http://www.sl-king.com/<http://www.sl-king.com/georestsamples/example1/rview.html>
> georestsamples
> <http://www.sl-king.com/georestsamples/example1/rview.html>/<http://www.sl-king.com/georestsamples/example1/rview.html>
> example1
> <http://www.sl-king.com/georestsamples/example1/rview.html>/<http://www.sl-king.com/georestsamples/example1/rview.html>
> rview
> <http://www.sl-king.com/georestsamples/example1/rview.html>.ht<http://www.sl-king.com/georestsamples/example1/rview.html>
> ml <http://www.sl-king.com/georestsamples/example1/rview.html>
> GeoREST is an independent Open Source project licensed under LGPL, though
> our hope is that it will be integrated with the MapGuide project in the
> future. It is available for installation on the Windows platform using
> either the GeoREST built-in webserver or IIS.
> We would love to hear what you think about GeoREST. Please join the
> project's mailing list today and help us shape its future.
> Jason Birch and Haris Kurtagic
> P.S. Any help porting this project to run on Linux would be greatly
> appreciated!
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