Beginning MapServer: Open Source GIS Development

Beginning MapServer: Open Source GIS Development

by Bill Kropla
     
 

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Beginning MapServer: Open Source GIS Development is the first book of its kind. It offers a comprehensive introduction to MapServer, the development platform for integrating mapping technology into Internet applications. You’ll learn how to build and extend dynamic applications using popular languages like PHP, Perl, and Python.

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Overview

Beginning MapServer: Open Source GIS Development is the first book of its kind. It offers a comprehensive introduction to MapServer, the development platform for integrating mapping technology into Internet applications. You’ll learn how to build and extend dynamic applications using popular languages like PHP, Perl, and Python.

After a thorough introduction to installation and configuration, you'll uncover basic MapServer topics and examples. You’ll also learn about advanced MapServer features, and how to query and incorporate dynamic data into your application. The book culminates with the creation of an actual mapping application.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590594902
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
08/16/2005
Series:
Expert's Voice in Open Source Series
Edition description:
1st Corrected ed. 2005. Corr. 2nd printing 2005
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Kropla has almost 20 years of experience working in information technology, and he has spent the last several years steeped in the wireless industry, developing wireless mapping solutions for tracking shipping vehicles. Bill holds a bachelor's of science degree in physics�and a master's degree in electrical engineering and applied mathematics, both from the University of Manitoba, Canada. In addition, he holds an omnibus patent for methods, hardware, and software used in the wireless industry.

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