[Chameleon] Help on Widget Development...

Normand Savard nsavard at mapgears.com
Tue Aug 28 10:35:04 EDT 2007

Nolte, Tim wrote:

>I'm trying to build in some search & geocoding capabilities into my
>Chameleon application. I first tried simply adding some form elements
>into my application template. I'm processing the posted values via PHP
>in the index.phtml file and creating points/layers using MapScript but
>I'm having no success getting the map to zoom in on the new point. I'm
>figuring I need to build these form objects as widgets in order for this
>all to work properly. Does anyone have any ideas or help on this? The
>widget development tutorial on the Chameleon wiki doesn't seem to be all
>that helpful for this instance, and just looking at other widgets
>doesn't seem to be all that helpful. Thanks in advance.

I'm not an expert in widget development but you could start with the 
locate widget which has this feature of zooming to a point.  See the 
sample_enhanced application.


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