OpenLayers, how compute the tile "name" under the mouse

I have working on a web page using OpenLayers which among others shows a  OpenStreetMap layer. The issue is I need to move the mouse over the map and print on a label the tile name  in the form of z/x/y, for example, 5/15/10.

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tagger, a jQuery Plugin to manage tags

jQuery is widely used in the web world. Since its creation it was quickly adopted by many programmers mainly due its easily of us and extension capabilities.

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OpenLayers presentation and OpenLayers Cookbook examples code update

A few months after the release of the OpenLayers Cookbook I have been working on a presentation about OpenLayers for @geoinquiets at Barcelona (BCN) that will be celebrated the next December 20th (see the event here) at the offices of Cantera-Tech.

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Projections, projections, projections

Create a map of the earth isn't an easy problem. Projections basically tries to solve the problem of how to 3D element on a 2D surface.

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Things seen last week

Web & Dessign

Launcher - Wordpress responsive theme that allows visitors know estimated time remaining in launching your site.

Shaken Grid (Lite) - Wordpress gridded theme that uses jQuery Masonry which “arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid.”

HTML5PLEASE - Look up HTML5, CSS3, etc features, know if they are ready for use, and if so find out how you should use them – with polyfills, fallbacks or as they are.

Animated Buttons - Samples of buttons made with CSS3 Transitions and Animations

Pure CSS Under Construction GIF - The modern icon implementation

Pictonic Font Icons - 230 free icons: social, sharing, browsers, operating systems, etc

CSS2LESS - Translates your CSS files to LESS notation.

Application Icon Set - The Application Icon Set by Matt Gentile consists of 120 pixel-perfect icons in three different sizes (16px, 32px and 64px) and it comes in three formats (PSD, PNG and CSH). The icons are vector shapes so you can scale them to any size.

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Improved performance on the AnimatedCluster for OpenLayers

Yes, now I'm really proud to present the AnimatedCluster strategy for OpenLayers.

Some time ago I created an AnimatedCluster strategy for OpenLayers that extends the basic Cluster strategy, animating cluster when user changes the zoom.

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OpenLayers Cookbook pirated... but you can continue buying it !!!

Approximately a month ago my book OpenLayers Cookbook was released by PacktPublishing and today I found it is available at many sites of debatable reputation.

Really I'm surprising by the velocity of this alternative publication process :)

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Architexa product review

Architexa product is an Eclipse plugin from Architexa.com company. As their web site say:

Architexa helps you understand and document large/complex Java code bases within Eclipse

and allowing to create and explore diagrams that make sense.

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Creating static maps in OpenLayers using PhantomJS

Many times in a web mapping application it is desired to save a picture with the current map information.

Those who works with Google Maps API has also the Static Maps API, which works similarly than Google Maps but produces static images.

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Taking web page screenshots

Recently I have worked on system that requires to take web page screenshots. Not only a screenshot of the whole page but of a concrete element.

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