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Beginning Mapserver: Open Source GIS Developmentby Bill Kropla
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Beginning MapServer is a comprehensive introduction to MapServer, an Open Source geographic information systems (GIS) development platform used for integrating mapping technology into internet applications. After a thorough dissertation on installation and configuration, readers are guided through basic MapServer topics and examples, culminating in the creation of a mapping application. Next, an overview of advanced MapServer features is offered, showing readers how to query and incorporate dynamic data into the application, and use popular Open Source languages such as PHP, Perl and Python to extend their MapServer-driven applications.
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.
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