[Gambas-user] gb.map Sort of aside - geonames alternatives

gian bagoneo at libero.it
Tue Dec 6 13:14:04 CET 2022

Il 06/12/22 12:16, BB ha scritto:
> 2) add into the map popup menu a "Center map here" item to redraw the 
> map with the current mouse positioned centered there
> 3) (aside) is anyone aware of something better than geonames which is 
> becoming less relevant as time goes by. (Please don't suggest google 
> maps, we don't need more advertisement links than the current 3 
> gazillion sites per request.)
> The basic use case is
> * the user enters a name for a winery,
> * project searches for a geographic point with the same or similar name 
> (in Australia!)
> * project displays an openstreetmaps set of tiles with the winery name 
> in the center of the map (don't worry I can handle the zooming)
> * user plays with the map until they are happy about where the winery 
> is. (Again, no problem apart from the above like the "flag" and 
> re-centering)
> * use case ends and we all have a merry St Egwin's Day
> tia
> bruce

I know little about it but maybe you can find something useful here:



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