Re: [OpenMap Users] Non-graphical use of OpenMap classes

From: Don Dietrick <dietrick_at_bbn.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 18:11:38 -0400

Hi, Řystein,

On Aug 1, 2006, at 6:06 PM, Oystein E. Thorvaldsen wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm developing an agent-based application that among other things
> is to
> show information on non-interactive maps. This information/map is
> generated upon request from data collected/generated by the agents,
> but
> once generated it is not to be changed, unless a new request is
> issued.
>
> The MapBean class seems very tied into Swing and AWT, and is essential
> to doing almost anyting using OpenMap as far as I've understood.

This isn't the case. The MapBean is only needed to the display of a
map, and to let the layers know what to render. It manages the
projection.


> Is it possible for an agent to use OpenMap classes to do the necessary
> calculations and create a static image, without actually launching an
> OpenMap-related GUI?

Yes, see the com.bbn.openmap.image.ImageServer and the other
components in the com.bbn.openmap.image package.

- Don



> (Especially if I want to use Graphics2D related
> functionality, see my earlier post: http://openmap.bbn.com/
> mailArchives/openmap-users/2006-08/4951.html)
>
> Regards,
> Řystein E. Thorvaldsen
>
>
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