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Using Jython + GeoTools

Posted in Jython, Locality and Space on December 15th, 2008 at 12:34:32

So, after a weekend of working with Java and GeoTools, suddenly things got a lot simpler to work with in Jython. This is a case of trying to do the completely wrong thing because I don’t know anything about the project, packaging… or language.

Thankfully, I’m now much better off, and have put together a little HTTP server that runs and gives me back WKT for any EPSG code, using Jython + GeoTools.

The code is very simple: the geotools-epsg-server just takes in a code, and spits out WKT. It uses the GeoTools CRS package, and a BaseHTTPServer.

It’s not much, but it’s enough to get me in the right direction. Maybe I’ll even stop whining about Java so much, since I can use it more like Python…

Nah, that wouldn’t be any fun.