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OpenLayers 3 : Beginner's Guide by Erik Hazzard, Paul Spencer, Thomas Gratier

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Time for action – downloading OpenLayers

Let's download the OpenLayers library. After you're done, you should have the OpenLayers library files set up on your computer. Perform the following steps:

  1. Go to the OpenLayers website (http://openlayers.org), go to the Download part to follow the link and download the v3.0.0.zip version of the OpenLayers v3.0.0. It's the green button on the bottom left of the Github release page for v3.0.0.
  2. Extract the file you just downloaded. When you extract it, you'll end up with a folder called v3.0.0 (or whatever your version is).
  3. Open the v3.0.0 folder. Once inside, you'll see a lot of folders, but the ones we are concerned with right now are the folders named build and css, as seen in the following screenshot:
  4. Create ...

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