OpenLayers

OpenLayers

 

 

OpenLayers - SPATIAL POWER IN THE WEB BROWSER

 

Data visualization and analysis has become an important task for many organisations. Understanding the basic concepts of GIS and knowing how to visualize data on a map is a required ability for many professionals today. And, with the Internet taking sway on our work habits and environments, Internet-based technologies are of considerable importance in the wider GIS domain. OpenLayers is a JavaScript library which loads, displays and renders maps on web pages.

OpenLayers maps can contain any number of layers, which can be a raster or vector layer. Each layer has a data source which serves data with its own format - an image, a GML file etc. In addition, the map can contain controls, which help to interact with the map and its contents - pan, zoom and feature selection. OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page. It can display map tiles and markers loaded from any source. OpenLayers has been developed to...

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MokBee Maps

MokBee Maps is a mobile mapping service developed by LISAsoft which displays rich content like stores and local landmarks on a mobile phone.
MokBee Maps can be downloaded from the MokBee website or customised by businesses so they can provide their customers with location specific offers and a store directory service.

MokBee is available on a range of mobile platforms, including the iPhone, Android and Java...

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Effective Open Source Software Selection

Overview

The evolution and maturity of open source software, open standards, open data, and community engagement has facilitated opportunities to improve business. In many cases, these opportunities challenge existing business paradigms and require a mind-shift to capitalise upon their potential.

This course teaches the unique characteristics of these technologies, focusing on the business, process and managerial aspects. It...

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