Note that the mapdata is cc-license : “All maps cc-by-sa OpenStreetMap contributors” If You are a FME 2010 user (or wannabe) this might be of use. The beta FLASH-application is targeted to those who are interested in Open Street Map data. In short the site lets You zoom in any area and get a ready-made…Continue reading bbox.me/osm – FME for Open Street Map
Bbox.me can be started in different ways. If You hit the default link, http://bbox.me/bbox.html, a default bbox will be selected. You can also start up with a bbox by referring to the ID: http://bbox.me/bbox.html?id=32 Either way bbox.me will zoom into the bbox and start in searchmode like this: If You enter a placename Geonames Web-services…Continue reading Searching in bbox.me
I’ll try to explain bbox.me by showing som usecases. This is the basic usecase that got the site started. Maybe You are familiar with the standard WMS. This standard provides a possibility to call a webservice that returns a picture of a map. The way You do it is by providing the bounding-box (the boxed…Continue reading Getting that strange geographic URL to work!