OpenLayers 3 Beginner’s Guide

Target practice

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<!doctype html>
    <title>Map Examples</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="../assets/ol3/css/ol.css" type="text/css" />
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="../assets/css/samples.css" type="text/css" />
    <div class="map">
      <div id="right" class="half-map"></div>
      <div id="left" class="half-map"></div>
      <div class="panel">
        <button onclick="changeTarget();">Change Target</button>
    <script src="../assets/ol3/js/ol.js"></script>
        var layer = new ol.layer.Tile({
          source: new ol.source.OSM()
        var london = ol.proj.transform([-0.12755, 51.507222], 'EPSG:4326', 'EPSG:3857');
        var view = new ol.View({
          center: london,
          zoom: 6
        var map = new ol.Map({
          target: 'right',
          layers: [layer],
          view: view

        // this function is called when the button is clicked.
        // Move the map to another div based on its current target.
        function changeTarget() {
          var target = map.getTarget();
          if (target == 'left') {
          } else {