[Cartoweb-users] Fwd: a mapserver framework for flexibility

Dejan Gambin dejan.gambin at pula.hr
Mon Aug 22 16:20:56 EDT 2005

Unfrtunatelly I have no clever answer, I am just participating the
discussion because I was thinking about integrating cartoweb in Typo3
CMS. So if someone has any idea/suggestion I will be glad to hear.
dejan gambin

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Sorry listers! :-)

My reply did not include the list mail.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Eduardo Patto Kanegae <e.patto.kanegae at gmail.com> 
Date: Aug 22, 2005 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Cartoweb-users] Fwd: a mapserver framework for flexibility
To: Claude Philipona <claude.philipona at ...>

Hi Claude, thanks for answering me. :-) 

MamboServer is a very nice CMS which basically has a "component"
architecture...you can install, uninstall or create your components.

Example: I could create a "CartoMambo" component...so when users pointo
to "Maps" link on the application( which should be something like
"/index.php?option=com_cartomambo&param1=xxx&param2=yyyy..." ) the file
"cartomambo.php" should be included from "components" directory.

Mambo has its own functions to handle inputs(get/post...it also filter
data againts xss, injections...) and also a database API to run SQLs. 

Could I be able to insert "carto client" code inside this component

How does cartoclient interface widgets are handled? As pre-defined .html
files? such as mapserver and chameleon does?

best regards.


On 8/22/05, Claude Philipona <  <mailto:claude.philipona at camptocamp.com>
claude.philipona at camptocamp.com> wrote: 


As Cartoweb and mambo are both in PHP, it is already a good start.

The cartoweb architecture allows you to separate the the cartoserver 
(whiche drives the mapserver) from the cartoclient (which handles mainly
the rendering).

So you wouldn't have to implement both as Mambo modules, but only the
cartoclient part, which is a good point. I don't know mambo good enough
tell if you could use the mainstream cartoclient straight away. You will
probably have to adapt somme part. We would have to talk about this with
the main CartoWeb developers. But one thing is sure, you can always
part of it, or even the whole cartoclient to suite your needs. For
instance, we did developp for a client a special cartoclient in JSP
by the standard cartoserver.

So yes CartoWeb could fit, but we would have to study a little bit more
Mambo architure to tell more precisely how easily it would fit.


> -------- Message original --------
> Sujet: [Cartoweb-users] Fwd: a mapserver framework for flexibility
> Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 22:00:10 -0300 
> De: Eduardo Patto Kanegae <e.patto.kanegae at gmail.com>
> Pour: cartoweb-users at lists.maptools.org
> Hi,
> I forgot to consider CartoWeb to do this job!
> Could CartoWeb fit?
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:      a mapserver framework for flexibility 
> Date:         Sun, 21 Aug 2005 21:45:11 -0300
> From:         Eduardo Patto Kanegae
> Hi folks,
> I'm currently looking for a MapServer *framework* to build MapScript
> applications inside another application : MamboServer.
> Just to clarify, MamboServer ( www.mamboserver.com ) is a free CMS
> software written in PHP and have a lot of great features.
> Now, we want to integrate MapServer inside Mambo as a mambo component.
> I was thinking to use Chameleon as preffered mapping framework, but is

> my suggestion right?
> Can I  do it? Or chameleon can just work alone? I mean, can I use
> Chameleon widgets to load MapFiles,
> draw maps but inside another PHP application? ( because, we need to 
> validate user rights, etc...)
> another idea I was thinking about is to develop OGC maps, to be used
> with desktop applications (JUMP,uDig,ArcGIS OGC,...)
> and also a set of "mirror" maps  using NON-ogc access , to be used by 
> PHP/MapScript applications. I was thinking in doing
> things this way to get some "speed" on web applications. But, is this
> really necessary? Or OGC maps should be enough
> to feed web MapServer clients and desktop clients? 
> thanks in advance.
> best regards.
> --
> Eduardo Patto Kanegae
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