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Instant OpenLayers Starter by Alessio Di Lorenzo, Giovanni Allegri

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Installation

In four easy steps, you will install OpenLayers and start creating your amazing web maps.

Step 1 – What do I need?

OpenLayers is a JavaScript library designed to build web maps, so you must be familiar with the most popular technologies used to create web applications. Basic knowledge of JavaScript and HTML is a prerequisite, while an understanding of CSS is not necessary but convenient.

You can write the recipe's code in a simple text editor, but as an alternative, you may consider an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) that provides you with a complete development framework. In this category, we would recommend Aptana Studio 3, an open source, cross-platform IDE with the support for JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. It offers code assist, ...

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