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Building from source

Build the project from source code

As an alternative to installing a published version of the library with npm, you may wish to build the latest changes from the project from a clone of the source code. You will first require a working installation of node.js and npm.

Clone the project using git:

$ git clone web-map-custom-element
Cloning into 'web-map-custom-element'...
remote: Enumerating objects: 23005, done.
remote: Counting objects: 100% (959/959), done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (472/472), done.
remote: Total 23005 (delta 602), reused 746 (delta 473), pack-reused 22046
Receiving objects: 100% (23005/23005), 92.76 MiB | 34.93 MiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (8424/8424), done.
Updating files: 100% (217/217), done.


Change directories, into the cloned directory and run "npm install" to install the project's development dependencies:

prushfor@DESKTOP-8T9A8T8 MINGW64 ~/Documents/web-map-custom-element (main)
$ cd web-map-custom-element
$ npm install --legacy-peer-deps
added 976 packages from 513 contributors and audited 978 packages in 33.576s

prushfor@DESKTOP-8T9A8T8 MINGW64 ~/Documents/web-map-custom-element (main)

Finally, build the project from source with "grunt", which should have been installed by npm in the previous step:

$ grunt default
Running "clean:dist" (clean) task
>> 1 path cleaned.

Running "copy:main" (copy) task
MODIFYING: node_modules/leaflet/dist/leaflet-src.js
MODIFYING: node_modules/proj4/dist/proj4-src.js
PATCHING: node_modules/proj4leaflet/src/proj4leaflet.js
MODIFYING: node_modules/@runette/leaflet-fullscreen/dist/Leaflet.fullscreen.js
MODIFYING: index.html
Copied 12 files

Running "copy:images" (copy) task
Copied 5 files

Running "jshint:files" (jshint) task
>> 30 files lint free.

Running "rollup:main" (rollup) task

Running "uglify:dist" (uglify) task
>> 1 file created 259.75 kB → 125.97 kB


prushfor@DESKTOP-8T9A8T8 MINGW64 ~/Documents/web-map-custom-element (main)

As reported by the last command, you should now have a folder named 'dist' in your project directory, containing the build artifacts that are necessary to create Web pages containing maps. You can copy the dist folder into your Web site, where you create HTML pages that refer to the root JavaScript module that encompasses the <mapml-viewer> custom elements. For example:

prushfor@DESKTOP-8T9A8T8 MINGW64 ~/Documents/web-map-custom-element/mysite (main)
$ mkdir mysite
$ cp -r dist mysite
$ cd mysite
$ cat > index.html << EOF
<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width,initial-scale=1">
<script type="module" src="dist/mapml-viewer.js"></script>
html,body {height: 100%;}
* {padding: 0;margin: 0;padding: 0;}
mapml-viewer:defined {max-width: 100%;width: 100%;height: 100%;border: none;vertical-align: middle;}
<mapml-viewer projection="CBMTILE" zoom="2" lat="45" lon="-90" controls>
<layer- label="Canada Base Map" src="" checked></layer->
prushfor@DESKTOP-8T9A8T8 MINGW64 ~/Documents/web-map-custom-element/mysite (main)

You can serve your mysite directory with any Web server. If you load index.html in a Web browser, you should see a full-size interactive Web map of Canada.