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Heron Mapping Client

This is the repository for the Heron Mapping Client, Heron MC or nicknamed Heron. Some pointers:

Flagship app, contains almost all heron's features:

The Heron roadmap is in the Wiki and


If you have Python installed you may run a simple HTTP server and start using Heron from your machine (http://localhost:8000). See heron/startheron.*

For Developers

To build a version go to heron/build and read instructions there, but better is to download a version from website:

To update docs and website read www/

We try to make web mapping easy !

Directories below contain:

  • apps - applications built with Heron
  • docsrc - documentation sources (Sphinx)
  • heron - the core, library, resources and examples
  • tools - some handy tools (internal use mainly)
  • www - loose resources for website (unimportant)

NOTE: this project was moved from Google Code on may 10, 2015. This GitHub is now the official Heron MC repo!!