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OpenLayers Cookbook by Antonio Santiago Perez

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Chapter 2. Adding Raster Layers

In this chapter we will cover the following:

  • Using Google Maps imagery
  • Using Bing imagery
  • Adding WMS layer
  • Wrapping the date line options
  • Changing the zoom effect
  • Changing the layer opacity
  • Using WMS with single tile mode
  • Buffering the layer data to improve the map navigation
  • Creating an image layer
  • Setting the tile size in WMS layers

Introduction

This chapter is all about working with raster layers. We have tried to summarize, with a set of recipes, the most common and important use cases you can find day-to-day when working with OpenLayers.

Imagery is one of the most important kinds of data to work with in a GIS system.

OpenLayers offers several classes to integrate with different imagery providers, from proprietary providers ...

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