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Web mapping illustrated

Web mapping illustrated

Author: Tyler Mitchell
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA ; Farnham : O'Reilly Media, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mitchell, Tyler.
Web mapping illustrated.
Sebastopol, CA ; Farnham : O'Reilly Media, 2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tyler Mitchell
ISBN: 9780596008659 0596008651 9780596554866 0596554869
OCLC Number: 61494423
Notes: "Using open source GIS toolkits"--Cover
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 349 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
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 --
A. brief introduciton to map projections --
B. MapServer reference guide for vector data access.
Responsibility: Tyler Mitchell.


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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