I will use Volker’s list to frame this review, how well does this book fill in the gaps mentioned above? Time for Action — creating object literals. Time for action — downloading OpenLayers. The core components of OpenLayers are covered in detail, with examples, structured so that you can easily refer back to them later. When he’s not developing web applications, he’s often developing or designing video games. Monday, 30 May Open Layers 2. If you known JS, then just google for a good tutorial.

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OpenLayers provides a powerful, but easy-to-use, pure JavaScript and HTML no third-party plug-ins involved toolkit to quickly make cross-browser web maps. The code is also available in our Git repository. Time For Action — getting Flickr data. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.

So what is Open Layer 2. Time for Action — configuring the options parameter. Those wanting the latest code for version 2 2.110 recommended to download the master branch in the repository and use that.


I feel this book has given me some good insights to what I can do with OpenLayers. Time for Action — changing the Renderers array.

openlayers 2.10 beginners guide

Did I understand anything of what went on? Geometry and Feature classes.

Time For Action — applying some basic Styling. Time for Action — using attributions. Read more Read less. There is an entire chapter devoted to themes covering how to style the controls use by OpenLayers.


OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page. Time for Action — defining a global layer object variable. Time for Action — executing code in the Console. It can display map tiles and markers loaded from any source. A basic understanding of JavaScript will be helpful, but there is no prior knowledge required to ooenlayers this book.

Time for Action — using multiple map objects. He has worked as the lead developer for a GIS-based company, has done contracting work with the design studio, Stamen, and has co-founded two start-ups. Using the Vector Layer without a Protocol class.

openlayers 2.10 beginners guide

Time for Action — setting up Proj4js. Time for Action — using Spherical Mercator.


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If you’ve never worked with maps before, this book will introduce you to some common mapping topics and gently guide you through the OpenLayers library. Does it address Volker’s question about the general architecture? Using real time data with a ProxyHost. Beginnegs a FREE day trial. OpenLayers users are recommended to upgrade to version 3. Time for Action — play MadLibs.

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OpenLayers provides a powerful, but easy-to-use, pure JavaScript and HTML no third-party plug-ins involved toolkit to quickly make cross-browser web maps. Monday, 30 May Open Layers 2. Write a o;enlayers review. The rest of the book continues in this fashion offering a nice logical introduction to key concepts. This is where the book really hits it out of the park.