Mapnick is an opensource mapping framework that generates great maps, you can read more here. This is intended to be an high-level discussion about using mapnick as a WMS server, setting it up, what it does, how it can be extentended. We'll talk about integrating Drupal with mapnik using lightweight tools to create beautiful maps.
We'll talk about:
- What mapnik does.
- How to get it running.
- Interfacing with Drupal.
- Alterative ways to handle location data in Drupal.