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django_gmapsfield
=================

Django Google Maps Field is a robust way to customize and display a Google Map in Django, and use it as a UI for selecting/displaying location information in the Django admin.

Developed By Tim Branyen, Bocoup LLC for Community Planit on behalf of Engagement Game Labs

Features
--------
This project is currently under development and has not yet reached a beta phase. It should be treated and used as alpha within development environments. Features will be added
as the host project work continues.

So far several features exist:
* Custom admin site field.
- Specify a JSON-formatted defaults
* Custom public template filter
* Customizable properties:
- Zoom
- Width/Height
- Center coordinates

Simple to use:
==============

Installation
-------------
Its simple to install - use this command to upgrade as well:
# python setup.py install
Or
# easy_install django_gmapsfield

/settings.py
------------

INSTALLED_APPS = (
'django.contrib.auth',
'django.contrib.contenttypes',
...
'gmapsfield', # Make sure to register this
...
)

/urls.py
--------

# Note: the following approach is non-standand, while it remains functional there are many disadvantages that django 1.3
# static file handling will correct.

# Add this to serve correct admin js
(r'^admin/gmapsfield/admin/(?P<file>.*)$', 'gmapsfield.views.serve'),

# Optionally symlink this folder to your admin media path

/models.py
----------

from gmapsfield.fields import GoogleMapsField

from django.db import models
from django.contrib import admin

class Test(models.Model):
map = GoogleMapsField()

# Can optionally specify defaults via JSON string
#map2 = GoogleMapsField(default="{ coordinates: [-40, 50], zoom: 10, size: [400, 200] }")

admin.site.register(Test)

/views.py
---------

from demo.map.models import Test

from django.template import RequestContext, loader
from django.http import HttpResponse

def index(request):
template = loader.get_template("index.html")

# Grab the first map if one exists - for purposes of example
test = (Test.objects.all() and Test.objects.all()[0]) or { "map": { show: "No maps defined" } }

return HttpResponse(template.render(RequestContext(request, {
"test": test
})))

/template.html
--------------

<!-- Required to view result in a template -->
{% load gmap %}

<!-- Will display the actual map -->
{{ test.map|show }}

<!-- Includes the necessary scripts on the page, place anywhere, but only once and do not forget! -->
{% gmap_includes %}

Development Notes:
------------------
1/04/11: Updated path to serve admin.js to be called admin instead of public.

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