[development] State of geo and google map modules?
leerowlands at rowlands-bcs.com
Tue Jun 22 23:29:34 UTC 2010
Dom, if you contact me off list I'll send you some code to do 3 using
gmap+location in a view preprocess function
Re 4)location has a distance filter, not sure if it works by postcode
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On Behalf Of Domenic Santangelo
Sent: Wednesday, 23 June 2010 2:31 AM
To: development at drupal.org
Subject: Re: [development] State of geo and google map modules?
On Jun 22, 2010, at 12:53 AM, Ronald Ashri wrote:
In the meantime, I would suggest a careful look at the Openlayers
(http://drupal.org/project/openlayers) module if I were you. It is powerful
and once you get into it gives you a lot of flexibility.
OpenLayers does indeed look cool. It looks like a bit of overkilll
perhaps... what I'm trying to do seems straightforward enough:
1) nodes of type "event" have an "address" field. Fill in the address.
2) Single node pages have a map with a pin on it
3) views of multiple events have a single map with many pins <- (this is
where gmap + geo is croaking)
4) ability to filter that view by distance -- xx miles from ZIP code.
5) all US addresses
The modules I'm seeing do everything + the kitchen sink, minus one thing I
need to do. Or they have dependencies that are broken. Am I inappropriately
lost here? Am I just being dense?
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