[MapProxy] MapProxy tutorial

Mayeul Kauffmann mayeul.kauffmann at free.fr
Wed Mar 21 20:27:13 EDT 2012

That's simply great!!
A few ideas to maybe improve it further:
I found this a bit confusing for newbies like I was a few weeks ago:
"MapProxy aligns all cached images to a grid. Here you can define that
When I started with mapproxy, it made me think of graticule. I suggest
to mention "tiles" as well here.

A few typos:
lets => let's
"it covers the hole world" => whole world

Here, the indentation is not always 2 spaces (sure, it's not mandatory):

Finally, my main comment on ease of reading would be on the css
(especially in the rest of the doc, not the tutorial).
All the yaml files are strongly structured, but this is hard to see in
the page. I remember having difficulty on the doc page because some
items of the yaml file have the same name but are at different levels in
different part of yaml files, and I was reading the documentation in the
wrong section because visually titles of different levels are very
Hope this helps,


PS: Thanks for having made the following possible:
A file-based TMS hiking map proudly seeded with mapproxy, a few days ago
(in just a few days...):

Le lundi 19 mars 2012 à 15:27 +0100, Oliver Tonnhofer a écrit :
> Hi there,
> we created a small tutorial for MapProxy and we hope that it makes it easier for new users to get started.
> http://mapproxy.org/docs/nightly/tutorial.html
> Please let me know if you find any bug or have any improvements.
> Regards,
> Oliver

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