Introduction

JPOX-Spatial allows the use of JPOX as persistence layer for geospatial applications in an environment that supports the OGC SFA specification. It defines type mappings to let JPOX know how to persist a number of different Java geometry types (JTS, PostGIS-JDBC geometry types, Oracle's JGeometry). Thus a Java developer can mix spatial and non-spatial datatypes in his POJOs and can rely on JPOX to persist and query those types.

The mission for the JPOX Extension is to:

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The following needs to be sorted out:

The following documentation is available (or at least intended):

Filter Support

Since most everything in the spatial world (pun intended) with OGC Filter - this is the first step. It will enable our Data Access and Rendering intergration.

Pojo Property Accessor

We need to make use of the Expression Improvements PropertyAccessor API to teach the filter system about working with Plain-Old-Java-Objects.

This can be done in two parts:

This will allow the post processing filters to work.

Filter to JPOX Query Transformation

This work has been done for BBox query; we will need to go through the list.

Data Access

See the separate wiki page for this: Dry Run at DataAccess Story

Rendering

Given the above two the following is needed for rendering intergration: