ALA for developers

ALA on GitHub
The ALA platform is developed as open source.  You can access our projects on ALA on GitHub and from there you can fork any project and commit your own ...
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018 at 9:09 AM
ALA API - how to access ALA web services
We provide access to our data via a set of Web services APIs.  Chances are that you are willing to use the data we host in new ways, such as combining i...
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018 at 2:40 PM
Infrastructure overview
The ALA is built using a multi-tiered architecture using open source libraries and open standards at its core. The diagram below depicts a high level...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 10:42 AM
ALA platform installation
We are pioneers in the space of biodiversity data capture, analysis and dissemination infrastructure, as such, we have made our platform available as o...
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018 at 2:49 PM
How to embed a species map in a web page using ALA WMS services
By using the ALA WMS service you can easily create an occurrence layer that can be displayed in Google maps. The code below demonstrates this: <!DOCT...
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018 at 9:11 AM
Living Atlases
In order to help individuals and organisations wanting to use our platform and to allow collaboration for the ones already using it, we have created the Liv...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 10:46 AM
What browsers does the ALA support?
The ALA is built using web standards. We recommend using the latest stable version of major browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge. As at N...
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018 at 9:48 AM