The previously named "map.apps Developer Network" information and communication platform is expanding its focus. Renamed to the "con terra Developer Network" it now serves for all con terra products.
"Show me all new faults", "Which house connections are planned and which are operational", "Which waters are suitable for bathing?", "Which orders do I have today and where are they?" - Questions like these usually mean that some complex queries must be formulated and carried out on geodata and their properties. With the Query Builder, con terra now offers a new bundle that can be used to creat such queries in a simple manner and used easily and intuitively by the user.
This article describes ways to secure Web applications built using map.apps and security.manager. map.apps alone offers a number of security features that may be sufficient for simple applications. Combined with security.manager, almost all requirements for safety are met. It is possible to configure extremely fine-grained access protection for both services, as well as functions of map.apps Apps.
map.apps 3.2 brings many improvements for users, administrators and developers. The focus of this release is to optimize existing functionality and workflow. So, the new version offers a generic selection tool to all users. Thus it is now automatically possible to make selections on all visible and selectable themes. For the administrator, this eliminates the previously required configuration of individual selections of each theme.
Good news for our German users: The Developer Network is available in German language from now on. The complete installation guide, system requirements, release notes, forum and news articles have been translated. A few areas such as the "map.apps Cookbook" will be converted gradually.
The language can be changed via the links above the con terra logo. Registered users can set the default language in their user profile.
In the course of map.apps Days 2015, a new Forum was launched in the map.apps Developer Network. This forum offers the possibility of exchange between customers, partners and con terra. We would be delighted if you take the opportunity to share tips and tricks, as well as to present your own ideas and developments. Technical questions of general interest are also welcome. Contributions are welcome in both German and English.