Over 50 comprehensive recipes to help you create spectacular maps with OpenLayers 3
About This Book
See how successful mapping apps work and how they integrate with third-party services
Packed full of code examples, screenshots, and explanations from professionals in the industry
Who This Book Is For
What You Will Learn
Create stunning maps, and understand projection
Add customized raster and vector layers
Work with important tile providers
Work with OGC, WMS, and WFS compliant servers
Read/write features from/to different data sources
Style features to improve their visualization
Understand events and work with the main controls
Enhance maps with HTML5 technologies such as Geolocation
Throughout this book, you will go through recipes that expose various features of OpenLayers 3, allowing you to gain an insight into building complex GIS web applications.
You will get to grips with the basics of creating a map with common functionality and quickly advance to more complicated solutions that address modern challenges. You will explore into maps, raster and vector layers, and styling in depth. This book also includes problem solving and how-to recipes for the most common and important tasks.
Style and approach
This book teaches you how to create stunning maps that are highly interactive and visually appealing with the help of 50 handpicked recipes. Each recipe will address your need to visualize data on a map. Just follow the steps in the recipes to create maps of your choice in no time.
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