[TriLUG] How do you do this on the web?
oberry at trilug.org
Fri Oct 6 13:13:43 EDT 2006
If you don't *have* to use your own image, maybe you could look at using
Google maps (http://www.google.com/apis/maps/). Here's a link to a Ruby
project for something like this.
Otherwise, you could use this for ideas to do what you want with your
On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 11:26:23AM -0400, Ron Joffe wrote:
> Can someone suggest some ideas/techniques for implementing the following on a
> web page....
> I have a single graphic of several counties displayed on a web page....I would
> like to read a set of data containing x.y coordinates and plot a dot on the
> county graphic dynamically, realizing that the coordinates in the data set
> would need to be translated to the coordinate set of the graphic. I would
> also like to make the dot that just got plotted, a hot spot on the graphic so
> when a user hover's over it or clicks on it, I can pop up a small detail
> window with additional information. The additional information and x,y
> information will be contained in a flat file which will be updated
> periodically (say every x minutes).
> I am looking for two types of answers:
> First - Just a general method of accomplishing this
> (reply to list)
> Second - Hey I know just how to do that, and the cost to implement is $$
> (reply directly to me)
> Any feedback would be appreciated.
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