WS05: Mapbender3 - get to know the powerful Geoportal Framework


Trainers: Astrid Emde (WhereGroup), Charlotte Toma (WhereGroup)

Schedule: Monday Morning 9-13

Places: 20




Mapbender3 is a client framework for spatial data infrastructures. It provides web based interfaces for displaying, navigating and interacting with OGC compliant services.

Mapbender3 has a modern and user-friendly administration web interface to do all the work without writing a single line of code. That sounds good and is fun! Mapbender3 helps you to set up a repository for your OWS Services and to create indivdual application for different user needs.

The software is is based on the PHP framework Symfony2 and integrates OpenLayers. The Mapbender3 framework provides authentication and authorization services, OWS Proxy functionality, management interfaces for user, group and service administration.

In the workshop you will get to know Mapbender3 and you will set up your own application. Mapbender3 offers lots of elements that you can integrate in your application like redlining, digitizer, search modules.

You will learn how to set up your own service repository and how to create user and groups to assign access to applications. You will get to know the integrated css-editor which helps you to style your application. And you will learn about how to create an individual template and how to create your own Mapbender3 elements.

Tags: OpenLayers, Open source Geospatial Technologies, Web Mapping, web-gis, Symfony, WebGIS, Mapbender, Open Source, Mapbender3, Geoportal



Additional Information:

No programming experience needed. Persons who are looking for a geoportal framework and know about OGC WMS Services.