Applications using IGN maps
You can use maps from IGN (french geographical institute) in your application.
You have to subscribe to IGN and get key ( free for no commercial use ) for access to IGN's datas : maps, from sky photos, roads, rivers, cadastre .... IGN use OpenLayers's API - open source IGN's Geoportail add functions to show directly datas from gpx files
Welcome to API Geoportail
Welcome to OpenLayers
First application : show your tracks as gpx files
You save your track as *.gpx ( xml syntax )
You can post your file, after refreshing files list
you can select it and see your track on maps.
See your track on maps
Second application : create track
With button "Begin track" you can draw on map
You click main points, two clicks to finish
With "Save track", after you enter name for your gpx file,
your file is create on server.
You can get it with button "get track"
By click on button, you open your file in browser.
With "Save target" you get it on your computer
You can open it in your GPS' software ( MapSource or other )
to get detailled track to put in your GPS.
Don't be surprise if you don't see maps in printing from browser
IGN protect datas, this datas are not send to browser to make printing page
Use "Print Screen" from keyboard and use any picture software to paste it with datas!