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Entries from July 2010

Google Maps V3 for OpenLayers

July 10th, 2010 · 75 Comments

As of today, the OpenLayers development version supports Google layers served by the Google Maps V3 API. This is not only Google’s latest and greatest Maps API, it also makes life easier on the OpenLayers side because no API key is required. To use the new Google layer, application developers just have to include this […]

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Tags: Features · Future

WMTS Support in OpenLayers

July 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

The OGC recently ratified the Web Map Tile Service Implementation Standard (WMTS) and OpenLayers followed up with a WMTS layer and capability parsing support. The layer supports both the “RESTful” and “KVP” request encoding (terms from spec), and the capabilities parser greatly helps in creating layers with the correct properties. There are several tickets with […]

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Tags: Features · Standards