[Product-Developers] Geospatial search with Plone (neighborhood search)

Jens W. Klein jens at bluedynamics.com
Wed Feb 29 22:57:48 UTC 2012


I'd wrap something around Postgis
http://postgis.refractions.net/

just my 0.02€

Jens

On 29.02.2012 16:34, ajung wrote:
> We have a database with roughly 10k locations within Germany, Austria and
> Swiss.
>
> We need to build a neighborhood search as part of a Plone application and I
> don't want to use an external GIS database. plone.org lists roughly 40
> add-ons - hard to make a decision.
>
> Each location has each own postal address and geo coordinates.
>
> The user can enter the ZIP code and the radius to search around (we can map
> the ZIP code to coordinates already)...the question is which add-on gives me
> the functionality
> of a neighborhood search? Ideally the result should be displayed in Google
> Maps (or some something similar).
>
> Any recommendation?
> -aj
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