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Beginning MapServer: Open Source GIS Development

Handbook / Manual

By: Bill Kropla

417 pages, Figs, tabs

Apress

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #170655 | ISBN: 1590594908
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About this book

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.


Contents

Building MapServer Simple MapServer Examples Creating the Mapping Application Modifying a Map's Look and Feel Using Query ModeUsing Perl MapScript Using Python MapScript Using PHP/MapScript Extending the Capabilities of MapScript with MySQL Utility Programs MapServver Reference

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