We often find ourselves needing a simple, high speed and decoupled map tile server to generate maps from PostGIS as fast as possible without sacrificing developmental flexibility.
Today we’re really pleased to introduce a node.js library called windshaft that makes integrating a simple high speed map tiler with your application as simple as possible.
Windshaft give you:
Being a dynamic map renderer, windshaft commits some map server sins in it’s raw form, but the idea is that you the developer actually want to graft your own auth/metrics/caching/scaling on top of decent core components. Same old story: high cohesion, low coupling makes us happy.
To download and start using Windshaft today, check out the source on Github
As announced at Google Cloud Next ‘20, we are very pleased to provide more details about our BigQuery Tiler which is now available as a beta.News
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