[OpenLayers-Dev] IOL.js: OpenLayers on an iphone (in a library)
whit at openplans.org
Tue Nov 4 12:44:01 EST 2008
On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 3:00 AM, Joseph Gentle <josephg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nice stuff.
> I did some work on this stuff a few months back - but I found that
> something about mobile safari's renderer is really slow. Its not
> hardware accelerating tile resizes or something.
> I ended up doing a from-scratch rewrite of openlayers in objective-c:
> library - I'm not sure. The bottleneck is just the renderer as far as
> I can tell.
yeah, it is a bit poky. have you thought at all about a hybrid
situation? something where you optimize the slow pieces in objective-c
then pass the result to js ala phonegap?
> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 3:57 AM, whit <whit at openplans.org> wrote:
>> hey all,
>> this is still baking, but I've done a little writeup on the little
>> integration library for mobile safari and OpenLayers that I've been
>> working on.
>> It's pretty inchoate and only covers basic navigation, but it's to the
>> point where someone could play around with it and get some utility
>> (see demo).
>> I'd love feedback, or if you are working on similar stuff and this
>> approach works for you, contributions.
>> david "whit" morriss
>> opengeo -- http://opengeo.org
>> "If you don't know where you are,
>> you don't know anything at all"
>> Dr. Edgar Spencer, Ph.D., 1995
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david "whit" morriss
opengeo -- http://opengeo.org
"If you don't know where you are,
you don't know anything at all"
Dr. Edgar Spencer, Ph.D., 1995
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