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I am newbie to OSM stuff. I needed some help on how to render the OSM file as a map in the UI for my web application to display. Any help is much appreciated.

Thanks in Advance

asked 21 Jan '14, 07:57

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edited 21 Jan '14, 07:58


What sort of map are you interested in creating? One from vector data, or using separately rendered tiles, internal or external?

(21 Jan '14, 09:16) SomeoneElse ♦

And you say web UI, so how is that Java dependend?

(21 Jan '14, 16:34) iii

Hi SomeoneElse,

I am interested to create map using separately rendered tiles internally.

Thanks in Advance

(22 Jan '14, 06:40) Pavan

Hi Andy Warphole,

Actually I am on my way to develop web app using java which renders the osm data as GIS map and performing some sort of routing on that map,display the route after solving

(22 Jan '14, 06:44) Pavan

@Pavan: Please describe your problem with more words. It is still not clear to me. Where is your problem? What do you need to advance?

(22 Jan '14, 12:30) aseerel4c26 ♦

Hi aseerel4c26,

Actually what I am trying to is to read the osm file and plot the map using any of the UI technologies. Then provide user to select points on that map for routing and display the routed way to the user. Is there a way to achieve this?

(03 Feb '14, 07:22) Pavan
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I recommend to start reading the all-knowing OSM wiki about several existing solutions for tile based map displays.

Keep on reading there, we have many listings of already existing solutions.

If you come across any web service or program that comes near your aim, ask in detial about your issues.

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answered 22 Jan '14, 18:48

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