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Web GIS: Principles and Applications [Paperback]

Pinde Fu , Jiulin Sun
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October 15, 2010 158948245X 978-1589482456

The Web has revealed the immense value and broad applicability of GIS, set the bar for today’s user expectations, and introduced flexible architectures for use with modern IT infrastructure. From basic architecture to new frontiers, Web GIS: Principles and Applications presents a thorough overview of the origins and developments in this emerging platform. New Web technologies addressed include: ArcGIS Server, REST services, JavaScript API/Flex API, and ArcGIS Mobile. This book offers a balance of principles, concepts, and techniques to provide you with an understanding of how Web GIS can revolutionize the way your GIS functions.

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Pinde Fu is a senior GIS application developer and project lead at ESRI. He earned his PhD in GIS from the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Fu is a member of the Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Systems and in 2008 was named honorary director of the ArcGIS Education and Application Research Center at Henan University in China.
Jiulin Sun is Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He has authored and coauthored four books on GIS. In addition, Sun is chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the State Key Lab of Resources and Environmental Information Systems in China, as well as the Scientific Database and Information Engineering Science Committee of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Esri Press (October 15, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 158948245X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1589482456
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #199,437 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars good book for starting internet mapping June 22, 2013
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this book is more about concept rather than specific example, so if you do not understand what internet mapping do, its a good starting book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Any collection strong in GIS systems must have this! December 6, 2010
From basics to advanced features, WEB GIS reviews the origins and applications of web-based GIS systems, from GeoDesign and mobile GIS to mashups, geoportals, and more. The basics involved in expanding the Web to incorporate and modernize GIS technology makes for a powerful survey by a senior GIS application developer who has lead numerous GIS application projects in many industries. Any collection strong in GIS systems must have this!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Strongly recommended November 3, 2011
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This book is one of my ever best books related to GIS. Am enjoying reading it and implementing some ideas mentioned in the application section. I strongly recomend it to everyone who wants to understand the basics and structure of Web GIS.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good book for gis developers May 31, 2014
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This book provides a good overview and patterns about GIS technologies and development. It is very good for a beginner.
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5.0 out of 5 stars required textbook October 31, 2011
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this was a required textbook.
less expensive than campus book store.
like most textbooks, informative.

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