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A configurable web client for geo-applications. Uses OpenLayers 3. Suitable for mobile devices.

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GUIDE4YOU is a JavaScript Web client application built on OpenLayers 3 that supports both desktop and mobile web browsers and features a responsive design.

Screenshot of desktop view, 736x467 pixel

For a screenshot of the mobile view see below.

What can GUIDE4YOU do for you?

With the basic system GUIDE4YOU can:

  • Display maps like Openstreetmap, OpenTopoMap, or OpenCycleMap
  • Use OSM, WMS, WFS, KML, GPX (others follow)
  • Measure areas and distances
  • Display your location
  • Print the current view on a single page
  • Overlay a base map with points of interest and the like
  • Configure a set of base maps and overlays to choose from
  • Allow for different languages

With additional modules it can also:

  • URLAPI module: Generate links so you can share a certain view of a map. That view can include a location marker and a description of the location in question.
  • Search module: Search for locations using Nominatim. Alternatively you can customize this module to use other engines.
  • Edit GPX data (coming soon)

Why use GUIDE4YOU?

Compared to alternative software GUIDE4YOU provides a couple of interesting features:

  • Highly customizable
  • Support for new languages can easily be added
  • Icons are vector graphics (SVG) so they can be scaled to whatever size seems suitable
  • No separate mobile and desktop versions
  • Easily extensible

Which browsers are supported?

All modern browsers including

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Edge and Internet Explorer 10+
  • Safari

How to build GUIDE4YOU?

First install all dependecies using

npm install

Then build with a configuration of your choice

npm run build conf/simple

If you want to develop you can use the dev server script, which listens on port 8080 by default

npm run dev conf/simple

Mobile Screenshot

Screenshot of mobile view, 360x640 pixel