[OSM-talk] Kothic JS - a full-featured JavaScript map rendering engine using HTML5 Canvas

Komяpa me at komzpa.net
Fri Jun 10 23:30:20 BST 2011


Hi all,

Glad to announce the first release of Kothic JS map rendering engine.

There's live demo on http://kothic.org/js/

Main features are:

 * Pure javascript - no closed-source proprietary components like
Silverlight or Flash;

 * Crossbrowser and cross-platform - works wherever you've got
JavaScript and Canvas;

 * Rendering quality is superb and is on par with server-side
renderers like Mapnik;

 * MapCSS support - reuse your stylesheet in other renderer, like
Mapnik (using komap preprocessor), Halcyon or JOSM.

 * BSD license.

GitHub repo: https://github.com/kothic/kothic-js (contributions welcome!)

Core contributors:
Darafei Praliaskouski (me=Komzpa, RDC ScanEx)
Vladimir Agafonkin (Mourner, CloudMade)
Maksim Gurtovenko (Miroff)

PS: June 10th, it's my birthday :3

-- 
Darafei "Komяpa" Praliaskouski
OSM BY Team
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