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Finding direction marble goes mobile

  1. 1. 02.07.2010 | Tampere, Finland | Akademy 2010 Finding Direction – Marble goes Mobile Torsten Rahn <torsten.rahn@basyskom.de>
  2. 2. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 2 Marble for Users ● Learn and Explore ● The world at your fingertips ● Lookup Places and Friends ● Map information online ● Get Directions ● Routing and GPS made easily
  3. 3. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 3 Marble for Developers ● Extends Qt for Displaying Maps ● Provides a map component that is easy to integrate into your application
  4. 4. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 4 Marble Library ● Qt library with a Qt'ish API to provide a map ● Projections (even non-cartesian ones). ● Data structure models OGC standard KML ● GeoGraphicsView ● Plugin architecture
  5. 5. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 5 Examples of Use ● KDE Applications: e.g. Digikam
  6. 6. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 6 Examples of Use ● Chakra Live CD installer: ● Language and Time Settings
  7. 7. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 7 Examples of Use ● Theyr.com: GribView 2.0 Weather Planner
  8. 8. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 8 Key Facts: ● Only Requirement: Qt ● Free Software, LGPL ● OpenStreetMap & Wikipedia integration ● Modular & easily extensible ● Very active community of developers & users
  9. 9. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 9
  10. 10. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 10 Platforms ● Linux, Unix ● MacOS X, ● MS Windows ● MeeGo, Maemo 5 ● Symbian (?) ● Only dependency of libmarble: Qt 4.x
  11. 11. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 11 Marble MeeGo Roadmap ● June/July: ● Performance improvements ● July/August: ● User Interface adjustments ● Task based UI, Qt Quick support
  12. 12. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 12 Marble MeeGo UI streamlining ● Make better use of Marble's device profiles ● Have the Marble UI centered around a single lineedit (also for the desktop version). ● MeeGo integration. Different approaches: ● MeeGo QStyle integration ● Native version based on MeeGo Touch ● Alternative Qt Quick interface. http://gitorious.org/marble/earthwings-marble
  13. 13. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 13 New in KDE 4.5: Routing
  14. 14. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 14 Routing ● Online vs. Offline Routing ● Marble Runner ● OpenRoutingService.org ● In-Place Node-Editing ● Export / Print Routes
  15. 15. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 15 New in KDE 4.5: Bulk download ● In addition to seamless download of map data: Bulk Tile Download ● Useful for offline usage for e.g. OpenStreetMap
  16. 16. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 16 New in KDE 4.5: WMS and Tile Blending ● Quick and Dirty WMS support ● Multiple tiles stacked and blended on top of each other ● Dozens of blending types.
  17. 17. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 17 Google Summer of Code 2010 ● Gaurav Gupta: Bookmarks and Annotations
  18. 18. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 18 Google Summer of Code 2010 ● Harshit Jain: Time Support for Marble ● Offline Database uses Geonames.org now
  19. 19. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 19 Google Summer of Code 2010 ● Siddharth Srivastava: Marble To Go (Navigation Mode)
  20. 20. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 20 Marble needs your help! We need Software Developers, Translators, Editors, Web Designers, QA people and You! marble-devel@kde.org IRC: #marble on irc.freenode.org http://edu.kde.org/marble Thanks for Support:
  21. 21. Torsten Rahn Finding Direction - Marble goes Mobile 21

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