Название: Introduction to Web Mapping Автор: Michael Dorman Издательство: Chapman and Hall/CRC Год: 2020 Формат: PDF, EPUB Страниц: 366 Размер: 47,7 Mb Язык: English
Describes the GeoJSON vector layer format and the Ajax technique for loading data
Shows how spatial database APIs, such as the CARTO platform, can be combined with a web map to query and display large amounts of data
Demonstrates a complex web mapping application for collecting crowdsourced data, combining Leaflet, CARTO and the Leaflet.draw plugin
Goes over 69 complete code examples and includes 9 solved exercises for building web maps and web pages (downloadable code is provided in the online supplement)
The book is intended for beginners with no background in web technologies or programming. Nevertheless, some prior experience with computers and programming is beneficial. The book can be used for self-study, or as a textbook in a standard undergraduate "Web mapping" course in a Geography department, intended for students specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).