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Beginning MapServer

Open Source GIS Development

  • Authors
  • Bill Kropla

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Pages 1-14
  3. Pages 103-166
  4. Pages 167-186
  5. Pages 187-206
  6. Pages 207-229
  7. Pages 291-307
  8. Pages 309-368
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 369-417

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

GIS Geoinformationssysteme Open Source development internet applications language software

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