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Web mapping illustrated

Author: Tyler Mitchell
Publisher: Beijing ; Farnham : O'Reilly, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the help of the Internet and accompanying tools, creating and publishing online maps has become easier and rich with options. A city guide web site can use maps to show the location of restaurants, museums, and art venues. A business can post a map for reaching its offices. The state government can present a map showing average income by area. Developers who want to publish maps on the web often discover that  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mitchell, Tyler.
Web mapping illustrated.
Beijing ; Farnham : O'Reilly, ©2005
(OCoLC)607633690
Online version:
Mitchell, Tyler.
Web mapping illustrated.
Beijing ; Farnham : O'Reilly, ©2005
(OCoLC)631958966
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tyler Mitchell
ISBN: 0596008651 9780596008659
OCLC Number: 58999172
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 349 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to digital mapping --
2. Digital mapping tasks and tools --
3. Converting and viewing maps --
4. Installing MapServer --
5. Acquiring map data --
6. Analyzing map data --
7. Converting map data --
8. Visualizing mapping data in a desktop program --
9. Create and edit personal map data --
10. Creating static maps --
11. Publishing interactive maps on the web --
12. Accessing maps through web services --
13. Managing a spatial database --
14. Custom programming with MapServer's mapscript.
Responsibility: Tyler Mitchell.

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Shows how to create maps, even interactive maps, with free tools, including MapServer, OpenEV, GDAL/OGR, and PostGIS. This book also shows how to combine free geographic data, GPS, and data  Read more...
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"Map geeks will delight in this catalogue of appealing ideas and projects. The rest of us will be educated and impressed." - Gavin Inglis, news@UK, September 2005

 
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