[Qgis-developer] new C++ plugin
tim at linfiniti.com
Mon Nov 3 03:58:45 EST 2008
On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 09:44 +0100, Marco Hugentobler wrote:
> Hi Maxim
> Wow, really great work. Otschen spassibo to Russia!
> A connection to the google world via plugin is a very good thing. I'd like to
> include the plugin into the standard distribution if that is ok for you and if
> you intend to do further development and maintaining of the code.
> @Tim: I suppose feature freeze also holds for plugins? In that case, inclusion
> could be done after version 1.0 is out.
Yes we should schedule this for 1.1
> To the question C++ vs. Python: There is no 'official' rule which language to
> use for plugins. It's really up to the programmer, both have their pros and
Yes I would also prefer if we dont discourage C++ plugins - for me the
bug benifit of C++ plugins is that they can usually be incoporated into
3rd party libqgis based applications without needing to package all the
python etc stuff.
Great work Maxim!
> Some wishes for the future:
> Is it also possible to convert qgis symbology to kml? I think that would be
> very usefull.
> And the automatic conversion of features from layer coordinate system to
> google coordinates (is it WGS84?) would be a real killer feature.
> On Saturday 01 November 2008 04:22:58 Maxim Dubinin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Does someone want to test our brand new QGIS plugin? It is C++ based,
> > so you need to copy it to plugins. This is part of the ongoing process
> > to develop a bigger one and our first try, so judge accordingly ;)
> > It adds two simple instruments, one tool is used to open the
> > coordinates of the click in Google Maps and other tool gets and open a
> > geometry from active layer in Google Earth. It is a handy tool for
> > quickly sending stuff from QGIS to GE, we're using ourselves quite a
> > bit.
> > If someone is interested, svn is here:
> > http://svn.gis-lab.info/qgis2google
> > Win version can be downloaded from here
> > http://gis-lab.info/programs/qgis/libqgis2googleplugin.zip
> > Still trying to figure out the best way to distribute stuff like this
> > for other OSes too, not much experience here.
> > Maxim
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