GIS FOR WEB DEVELOPERS: ADDING 'WHERE' TO YOUR WEB APPLICATIONS

GIS FOR WEB DEVELOPERS: ADDING 'WHERE' TO YOUR WEB APPLICATIONS

By: Davis, Scott

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A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. There is a hidden revolution going on: geography is moving from niche to th e mainstream. News reports routinely include maps and satellite images. Mor e and more pieces of equipment cell phones, cars, computers now contain Glo bal Positioning System (GPS) receivers. Many of the major database vendors have made geographic data types standard in their flagship products. GIS for Web Developers introduces Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in s imple terms and demonstrates hands-on uses. With this book, you'll explore popular websites like maps.google.com, see the technologies they use, and l earn how to create your own. Written with the usual Pragmatic Bookshelf hum or and real-world experience, GIS for Web Developers makes geographic progr amming concepts accessible to the common developer. This book will demystify GIS and show you how to make GIS work for you. You 'll learn the buzzwords and explore ways to geographically-enable your own applications. GIS is not a fundamentally difficult domain, but there is a b arrier to entry because of the industry jargon. This book will show you how to "walk the walk" and "talk the talk" of a geographer. You'll learn how to find the vast amounts of free geographic data that's out there and how to bring it all together. Although this data is free, it's scattered across the web on a variety of different sites, in a variety of incompatible formats. You'll see how to convert it among several popular formats including plain text, ESRI Shapefiles, and.

Title: GIS FOR WEB DEVELOPERS: ADDING 'WHERE' TO YOUR WEB APPLICATIONS

Author Name: Davis, Scott

Categories: Computers & Technology,

Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf: 2007

ISBN Number: 0974514098

ISBN Number 13: 9780974514093

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000032778