Time for Action – interacting with a map
We'll use the map we created in Chapter 1 to do this example, interacting with our OpenLayers map by calling various functions of the map.
- Open up the map from Chapter 1 in Firefox. Enable Firebug and the Console panel. If you would like, you can take a look at the Net panel and view the network activity to see the requests your page is making.
- Go to the Console panel, input and then execute the following code:
- You should see the map object information come up in the console log. Click on it, and take a moment to look over the various attributes it has. Near the bottom, you can see a list of all the functions that belong to it (which are also referred to as methods).
Take note of the function ...