shrug-l: OpenLayers book

Brian May bmay at mapwise.com
Wed Aug 24 12:57:27 EDT 2011


That's awesome. OpenLayers rocks - as does the entire open source 
geospatial stack, i.e. MapServer, Postgres/PostGIS, OpenStreetMap, etc. 
Great to see a fellow Floridian publishing a book on OpenLayers!

Brian May
MapWise Inc.

On 8/24/2011 11:59 AM, PORTER.DANIEL wrote:
>
> Hey Shruggers,
>
> I wanted to take a minute to call attention to a new book out by Erik 
> Hazzard, a young Tallahasean GIS developer over at FREAC.  Published 
> through Packt, the book is on OpenLayers, a javascript based free and 
> open source web mapping framework.  It's similar to the ArcGIS 
> JavaScript API, though it supports a wider range of mapping backends, 
> and I believe it is more fully featured.  It communicates readily with 
> ArcGIS products, but also MapServer, GeoServer,  WMS and WFS services, 
> etc.  Here's one particularly impressive example of an OpenLayers map: 
> http://southcoast.marinemap.org/marinemap/
>
> Check it out! 
> https://www.packtpub.com/openlayers-2-1-javascript-web-mapping-library-beginners-guide/book
>
> Daniel
>
>
>
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