Projects / Mapyrus


Mapyrus is software for creating plots of points, lines, polygons, and labels in PostScript, PDF, SVG, and Web image output formats. It combines the following three components: A Logo or turtle graphics language, reading of GIS datasets and RDBMS tables, and running as a stand-alone program, as a Java Servlet, or as a self-contained Web server.


Recent releases

  •  16 May 2013 05:58

    Release Notes: CMYK colors were added for PostScript and PDF output. An upgrade to Java 6 and the latest version of project dependencies was made.

    •  05 Aug 2011 17:10

      Release Notes: This release adds creation of GeoJSON from Mapyrus. It simplifies combining Mapyrus with OpenLayers. It adds an example to the Mapyrus Web site and manual demonstrating Mapyrus and OpenLayers.

      •  02 May 2010 07:37

        Release Notes: The REPROJECT function was added to transform coordinates using PROJ.4 library. SecurityException errors are now avoided when running the GUI with Java Web Start.

        •  20 Jul 2008 11:06

          Release Notes: Support was added for Oracle Spatial geometry types (MDSYS.SDO_GEOMETRY).

          •  14 Mar 2008 18:03

            Release Notes: This release fixes the use of clipping in SVG output. It adds more options and examples for better street labeling.


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