Play with PTV’s CodeSampleBrowser!

Dear all,

the PTV Code Sample Browser is an interactive tutorial based on JavaScript. Using this sample browser, you will easily develop your own web applications. Just select the preferred code sample and start to interact with the application by clicking the “Show Sample”-Button. How to test PTV xServer’ functionalities? See use case below.

Drag-and-drop routing

Read the short introduction to understand the usage of this sample.introduction codesamplebrowser

Click into the PTV map twice to calculate automatically a route. Via mouse events, you are able to move dynamically the start, destination or selected via point. Hereby, the last current address list will be shown automatically. This highly interactive code sample illustrates the combination of client and server activities.

Figure drap and drop

Are you interested how it works? Please check the source code which is also provided in a separated editor frame (right top corner: “edit source” button).You may edit the source code and revert to the original. So, don’t hesitate to use this opportunity to “play” with these interactive functions.

Code Sample Editor

Do you have some notes how to improve the tutorial? Please contact our PTV xServer Support!

Kind regards from Karlsruhe,

Dr. Michael Nutto

Product Manager PTV xServer

Next Updated test client available

Today we updated the PTV xRoute test client on PTV Developer Zone.

The updated test client demonstrates international toll calculation. The free download is available for customer of PTV xServer. Please visit PTV xServer customer area, log in and go to PTV xServer Test Clients page.

You aren’t customer yet? Test & discover PTV xServer in a live environment or order your free test version.

PTV xServer – great players in OGC environment


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More and more projects and customers want to have standard interface to get geographical data.One of the most popular standards consortium is OGC (About OGC).
OGC delivers a bunch of standards in a wide range of different use cases.

Some of these standards could be used to get maps, POI search and routing results.… Read more

What magnificent session!


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Dear Community,

yesterday we again had an event that was of great interest! Bernd and Hansjörg presented the PTV xTour Server 1.14.

As always, the presentation is now available for download  (section “xRadio Webinars / Documents & Samples / PTV xServer only”). If you want to access documents and samples of past sessions, you need to be a registered PTV Developer Zone Forum user and logged in.… Read more

Upcoming free webinar:
PTV xTour Server 1.14


Date: Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Time: 15:00 – 16:00 CET

Hansjörg Back and Bernd Welter


The entry level session will cover the following topics:

  • Overview: From the problem to the engine
  • Inside: Algorithms and more
  • Interface: Objects and use cases
  • Trend: What’s new and what’s next

If you are already registered for the webinars you will receive the Session ID several days before the session starts by e-mail.

Otherwise please visit the PTV Developer Zone to register.