Month: October 2011

Google Maps V3 45 Degree Imagery in OpenLayers

Google Maps V3 45 Degree Imagery in OpenLayers

Using the OpenLayers 2.11 with Google Maps API V3 provides some great new functionality that will lead most users to want to upgrade their existing mapping applications.  Not only do you get the latest functionality and imagery from Google Maps, but it also simplifies deployment of your application by eliminating the need for managing API keys. However, there is a minor ‘gotcha’ in this latest version of the Google...
Software development iterations and data backup for GIS web applications: Part 1

Software development iterations and data backup for GIS web applications: Part 1

Enterprise GIS web application development is about how to represent your existing data and how to capture new data. Here at Farallon, we have successfully built some very smart geospatial web applications that guide the user in that process. This post is about how we support the backing up of data for these advanced geospatial apps in order to facilitate the web app development life cycle as well as...