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Blueprints for the GIS Module

We use OpenLayers to display Maps with some GeoExt widgets.

To display Shapefiles & Images we need to install a 3rd party server. GeoServer is probably a better target than MapServer

  • GeoServer has a great in-built Admin UI
  • GeoServer can be configured via REST rather than MapScript if we wish to control from within Eden itself
  • GeoServer uses OpenLayers as native preview
  • GeoServer has a Printing plugin
  • OpenGeoSuite provides an integrated stack
  • MapFish Studio

We should aim to be compatible with UN Logistics:

Ideas from here could be useful:

The original GIS module was described here:




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