Third party scripts, applications, and approaches for working with mapnik
Add more here as you find them.
Mapnik-utils - Cascading Stylesheets For Mapnik
Spreadnik - An utility to simplify work with big mapnik stylesheets
Carto - Extended, Fast Styling for Mapnik
OpenLayers and Custom Tiles - Tips for server pre-generated Mapnik tiles with OpenLayers
Python-based WMS 1.1 and 1.3 server.
See OgcServer for more info.
C++ WMS server.
See Paleoserver for more info.
A QT Desktop App for interactively viewing XML mapfiles
See MapnikViewer for more info.
Plugin to QGIS for using Mapnik
Nik2Img -- Read in an XML mapfile and output a map
Shapeindex - Quad-tree shapefile indexes for a serious speed boost
Installed as part of the SCons build.