WhooTS - the tiny public wms to tms proxy

Topics: Feature Requests
Nov 2, 2011 at 2:15 PM

It would be great if Whoots (http://whoots.mapwarper.net/) can be implemented in GMap.

Then GMap can also be used for WMS services and that will make GMap much more versatile and useful.

Is this a route the GMap developers would consider?

BTW. I'm asking this because we are in the middle of implementing GMap in MapWindow GIS v4.9 (http://mapwindow4.codeplex.com/) and we are looking for a good WMS/WFS client.



Nov 2, 2011 at 2:27 PM

you can easily create wms provider, or wait until i'll make it

p.s. there is MapBenderWMSProvider already as demo, so you can change format url and it should work

Nov 2, 2011 at 2:36 PM

WOW! Thanks for the quick reply!

Using a WMS isn't the problem.
We already have a simple WMS plug-in in MapWindow that works fine.

But using GMap combined with Whoots gives you more options like caching and working off-line.
Do you have plans combining Whoots with GMap? We can wait for it and perhaps even find some funding.

BTW. I can find MapBenderWMSProvider. Is it part of MapBender?

Nov 2, 2011 at 2:48 PM

i've added that provider just for demo, so others can create their own wms providers, i'll add WhooTS demo if you need it

Nov 2, 2011 at 3:10 PM

A Whoots demo would be much appreciated.

It would also be great if GMap can just act like Whoots without needing their webserver or webservice.
I mean GMap would natively create tiles from WMS and cache them like Whoots does.

Nov 2, 2011 at 3:24 PM

thats exactly what mapbender demo provider does