The MapOSMatic APIs - generate printable maps from your own application

Room: Auditorium A

Saturday, 10:00
Duration: 20 minutes (plus Q&A)

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  • Hartmut Holzgraefe

The MapOSMatic web frontend allows to create printable maps from OSM data interactively. This is not the only way to use its rendering backend, it is also possible to directly use its ocitysmap Python library to render maps from your own Python code and a local stylesheet and database setup, or to use the REST-like API of the web frontend to send automated render requests to a MapOSMatic web instance from almost any programming language without any local setup effort.

The presentation will give a short overview of both API variants, showing the different options to interact with the MapOSMatic render infrastructure programmatically.

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