OpenLayers

OpenLayers

 

 

OpenLayers - SPATIAL POWER IN THE WEB BROWSER

 

Data visualization and analysis has become an important task for many organisations. Understanding the basic concepts of GIS and knowing how to visualize data on a map is a required ability for many professionals today. And, with the Internet taking sway on our work habits and environments, Internet-based technologies are of considerable importance in the wider GIS domain. OpenLayers is a JavaScript library which loads, displays and renders maps on web pages.

OpenLayers maps can contain any number of layers, which can be a raster or vector layer. Each layer has a data source which serves data with its own format - an image, a GML file etc. In addition, the map can contain controls, which help to interact with the map and its contents - pan, zoom and feature selection. OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page. It can display map tiles and markers loaded from any source. OpenLayers has been developed to...

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OWS-9: WMS 1.3 Client Certification

LISAsoft supported the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) in making uDig the OGC’s client reference implementation for the WMS 1.3 standard.

 

The OGC runs a Compliance and Interoperability Testing Program designed to verify applications comply with OGC standards. In the OWS-9 testbed, the OGC added client testing to their Test, Evaluation and Measurement Engine for the first time.

LISAsoft was hired to apply the newly...

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Web Mapping with OpenLayers

Overview

The course is a two day course designed for developers who need to create applications using the OpenLayers JavaScript library. The first day delivers the basic knowledge necessary to set up a web map project and publish maps. The second day takes an in-depth look at the tools available to developers in the OpenLayers environment. Participants will browse code snippets and make configuration changes.

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