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Map scripting 101 [electronic resource] : an example-driven guide to building interactive maps with Bing, Yahoo!, and Google Maps / by Adam DuVander.

By: DuVander, Adam.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Francisco, Calif. : No Starch Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xx, 352 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781593273361 (electronic bk.); 1593273363 (electronic bk.).Other title: Map scripting one hundred one.Subject(s): Cartography | Cartography | Syst�emes d'information g�eographique | Cartographie -- Informatique | G�eomatique | G�eographie -- Logiciels | G�eographie -- Syst�emes d'information | SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Cartography | CartographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version: DuVander, Adam.: Map scripting 101DDC classification: 526 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Mapping basics -- Plotting markers and message boxes -- Geocoding -- Layer it on -- Handle map events -- Explore proximity -- User location -- Data formats -- Go server-side -- Mashup projects -- Appendix A: JavaScript quick start -- Appendix B: Mapstraction reference.
Summary: "Websites like MapQuest and Google Maps have transformed the way we think about maps. But these services do more than offer driving directions, they provide APIs that web developers can use to build highly customized map-based applications. The author, Adam DuVander, delivers 73 useful scripts, examples that will s how you how to create interactive maps and mashups."--[book cover]
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Includes index.

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Mapping basics -- Plotting markers and message boxes -- Geocoding -- Layer it on -- Handle map events -- Explore proximity -- User location -- Data formats -- Go server-side -- Mashup projects -- Appendix A: JavaScript quick start -- Appendix B: Mapstraction reference.

"Websites like MapQuest and Google Maps have transformed the way we think about maps. But these services do more than offer driving directions, they provide APIs that web developers can use to build highly customized map-based applications. The author, Adam DuVander, delivers 73 useful scripts, examples that will s how you how to create interactive maps and mashups."--[book cover]

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