O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Summary

In this chapter, we were introduced to OpenLayers and learnt a bit about it.

We saw what web map applications are and how they work. After that, we created our first map with OpenLayers, then analyzed how the code works. Then, we covered a fundamental concept, object-oriented programming, which we'll need to know about while really working with OpenLayers. Lastly, resources for help and information outside this book were provided.

Now that we have a basic handle on OpenLayers, we'll jump straight into Chapter 2, Key Concepts in OpenLayers. We will discover relationships between library core parts. Using examples, we will also review Events and Observe behaviors. It would be impossible to get an interactive map without them. Then, to finish, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required