Custom Location Extension API Developer's Guide

Tile Retrieval

Retrieve geometries within a geographic tile. Tiling is defined by the level parameter during layer upload. This resource provides a PDE-like interface to retrieve data. For details please refer to PDE.

Resource URI

GET /tiles/tile.json or /tiles/tile.txt

Resource Parameters

Parameters Required? Description
app_id Yes A URL-safe encoded string obtained during the application registration. See Acquiring Credentials for information on getting credentials.
app_code Yes A URL-safe encoded string obtained during the application registration. See Acquiring Credentials for information on getting credentials.
layer_id Yes Layer ID identifying the layers to be searched. Layer names are not case sensitive. The maximum length of a layer name and the permitted characters can be lookup up in the service via /serviceconfiguration.json
tilex Yes

Please refer to the PDE documentation for definition of levels and tile ids.

tiley Yes

Please refer to the PDE documentation for definition of levels and tile ids.

level Yes

Must be the same value as passed during layer upload.

meta No

If set to 1, then meta information about the tile is returned. Please refer to the PDE documentation for more information.

cols No

Comma separated list of columns to be returned.

callback No Specifies the function used to wrap the JSON response.

Response Format

Please refer to PDE on how the response is formatted.

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