ArcGIS for JavaScript Developers by Example

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Author: Jayakrishnan Vijayaraghavan,Yogesh Dhanapal

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785882732

Category: Computers

Page: 286

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A practical guide to get you creating powerful mapping applications using the rich set of features provided by the ArcGIS JavaScript API About This Book Unshackle your GIS application from a workstation! Get running with three major web mapping projects covering all the important aspects of the ArcGIS JavaScript API. Set a strong foundation for the ArcGIS JavaScript API and modular coding with dojo. Gain a crystal clear understanding of the ArcGIS JavaScript, and become skilled in creating exciting and interesting geospatial apps. Who This Book Is For This book is for JavaScript developers who wish to develop amazing mapping applications using the rich set of features provided by the ArcGIS JavaScript API, but more than that, a spatial frame of mind will help a long way. What You Will Learn Find out what you need to develop a web mapping application in the ArcGIS environment Get to know about the major features provided by the ArcGIS JavaScript API See the coding best practices to develop modular dojo-based JavaScript applications Get to grips with writing custom re-usable dojo modules using dojo and esri modules and dijits Understand how to use various ArcGIS data sources and other open geospatial data available on the web Discover how to query spatial data and get the best out of your data using analytical techniques Master the art of rendering your map beautifully and create wonderful data visualizations using non-map objects such as charts Grasp how to create secure and scalable web maps In Detail The book starts by explaining the basics of the ArcGIS web mapping ecosystem. The book walks you through the development of six major applications, covering a wide variety of topics such as querying, rendering, advanced data visualization and performing map analytics. It also emphasizes on writing modular code using pure dojo, which is the preferred platform for developing web GIS applications using ArcGIS JavaScript API. By the end of the book, you will have gained enough practical experience to architect a robust and visually powerful mapping application using the API. Style and approach This is a practical, hands-on guide on using the ArcGIS JavaScript API to develop mapping applications. It is packed with three progressively challenging and diverse projects that explain the plethora of API and dojo topics.

Mastering ArcGIS Server Development with JavaScript

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Author: Ken Doman

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784398810

Category: Computers

Page: 366

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Transform maps and raw data into full-fledged web mapping applications using the power of the ArcGIS JavaScript API and JavaScript libraries About This Book Create and share modern map applications for desktops, tablets, and mobile browsers Present and edit geographic and related data through maps, charts, graphs, and more Learn the tools, tips, and tricks made available through the API and related libraries with examples of real-world applications Who This Book Is For This book is intended for intermediate developers who want to design web mapping applications. You should have some experience with geographic information systems, especially with ArcGIS products such as ArcGIS Server. It also helps to have some experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. What You Will Learn Create single-page mapping applications, lining up data from different sources Search for and display geographic and tabular information based on locations and attributes Customize maps and widgets to deliver the best user experience Present location data intuitively using charts and graphs Integrate mapping applications with your favorite JavaScript frameworks Test the working of your web map application and take advantage of cloud services such as ArcGIS Online Create modern-looking web maps through styling tips and tricks In Detail ESRI and its ArcGIS line of software have been an industry leader in digital map production and publication for over 30 years. ArcGIS Server lets you design, configure, and publish maps that can be viewed and edited through the Internet. After designing basic maps, you may want to find out new and innovative ways to represent information using these maps. In this book, you'll work through practical examples, experiencing the pitfalls and successes of creating desktop and mobile map applications for a web browser using the ArcGIS Server platform. The book begins by introducing you to ArcGIS Server and ESRI's JavaScript API. You'll work with your first web map and then move on to learn about ESRI's building blocks. A Dojo AMS style widget will help you create your own widgets for a map and then see how to collect geographic data. Furthermore, you will learn different techniques such as using Dojo Charts to create charts and graphs to represent your data. Then you will see how to use ESRI JavaScript API with other JavaScript libraries and different styling methods to make your map stand out. By the end of the book, you will discover how to make your application compatible with different devices and platforms and test it using testing libraries. Style and approach An in-depth guide that explores web application development using ArcGIS Server and the ArcGIS JavaScript API. Topics are explained in the context of developing two applications for fictional clients. Details of application development, including possible pitfalls and best practices, are included in this book.

JavaScript by Example

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Author: Dani Akash S

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788299000

Category: Computers

Page: 298

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A project based guide to help you get started with web development by building real-world and modern web applications About This Book Learn JavaScript from scratch by building clones of popular web applications Understand the core concepts and techniques surrounding JavaScript with this power-packed hands-on guide Explore modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as Node, React and Webpack Who This Book Is For The target audience for this book is developers with little or basic knowledge of working with JavaScript. If you are an emerging web developer with experience in building static web pages using HTML and CSS, this book will teach you to add JavaScript elements to make your website interactive and dynamic. What You Will Learn A strong understanding of web application development with JavaScript and ES6. A firm foundation on which to master other JavaScript frameworks and libraries. Write maintainable and scalable code by organizing functions into modules. Importance of tools such as Node, NPM, Babel, and Webpack in Front-end development. Work with real-time data such as incoming video streams, texts, and so on Integrate React with JavaScript to build large-scale applications. Utilize Redux to manage data across React components and greatly speed up the development process In Detail JavaScript is the programming language that all web developers need to learn. The first item on our JavaScript to-do list is building g a To-do list app, which you'll have done by the end of the first chapter. You'll explore DOM manipulation with JavaScript and work with event listeners. You'll work with images and text to build a Meme creator. You will also learn about ES (ECMAScript) classes, and will be introduced to layouts using the CSS3 Flexbox. You'll also develop a responsive Event Registration form that allows users to register for your upcoming event and use charts and graphics to display registration data. You will then build a weather application, which will show you different ways perform AJAX requests and work with dynamic, external data. WebRTC enables real-time communication in a web browser; you'll learn how to use it when you build a real-time video-call and chat application later in the book. Towards the end of the book, you will meet React, Facebook's JavaScript library for building user interfaces. You'll throw together a blog with React, and get a feel for why this kind of JavaScript framework is used to build large-scale applications. To make your blog more maintainable and scalable, you'll use Redux to manage data across React components. Style and approach This project-based guide will teach you all the facets of JavaScript through real-world app examples.

Building Web and Mobile ArcGIS Server Applications with JavaScript

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Author: Eric Pimpler

Publisher: Packt Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781849697965

Category: Computers

Page: 255

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An easy to follow tutorial, this book uses a stepbystep approach with exercises designed to give you handson experience with this technology.If you are a web or mobile application developer, who wants to create GIS applications in your respective platform, this book is ideal for you. You will need Java Script programming experience to get the most out of this book. Although designed as an introductory to intermediate level book, it will also be useful for more advanced developers who are new to the topic of developing applications with ArcGIS Server.

Google Maps JavaScript API Cookbook

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Author: Alper Dincer,Balkan Uraz

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 184969883X

Category: Computers

Page: 316

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Google Maps API Cookbook follows a fast-paced, high-level, structured cookbook approach, with minimal theory and an abundance of practical, real-world examples explained in a thorough yet concise manner to help you learn quickly and efficiently. Google Maps API Cookbook is for developers who wish to learn how to do anything from adding a simple embedded map to a website to developing complex GIS applications with the Google Maps JavaScript API. It is targeted at JavaScript developers who know how to get by but who are also seeking the immediacy of recipe-based advice.

Developing Mobile Web ArcGIS Applications

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Author: Matthew Sheehan

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784392006

Category: Computers

Page: 156

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This guide is invaluable to those just starting out with GIS development but will also benefit GIS professionals wishing to expand their development skills to include mobile apps.

ArcGIS By Example

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Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785283170

Category: Computers

Page: 258

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Develop three engaging ArcGIS applications to address your real-world mapping scenarios About This Book Design, build and run ArcGIS applications using ArcObjects SDK Extend ArcGIS objects and use add -ins to deploy applications on top of ArcGIS An example-centric practical guide to help you understand mapping scenarios with ArcGIS Who This Book Is For If you are an application developer and wish to enhance your skills for the GIS domain with ArcGIS, then this book is for you. Previous experience with ArcGIS is not required. What You Will Learn Use essential ArcGIS code to query geodatabases Communicate with ArcGIS maps, with the help of critical designing and optimisation tips Highlight and interact with objects on your map Query ArcGIS geodatabases with related data to display your information on ArcGIS Edit your underlying geodatabase Explore strategies for the adaptation of various types of spatial analysis techniques into the GIS framework Analyze tools for Geographical Information Systems and remote sensing Experience ArcGIS's advanced tools for manipulation of shapefiles and geodatabases In Detail ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is considered the turnkey solution to creating and sharing interactive maps. ArcGIS is designed to work the way you work. With nothing to install and set up, ArcGIS helps you make your work productive from day one. The book covers the design and development of three ArcGIS applications to guide the readers in crafting their own GIS solution as per their requirements. The book begins by giving you a refresher on the concepts of ArcGIS. Without wasting any time, you'll begin with developing your first ArcGIS application. You will be developing a cell tower analysis tool. Following this, you will be guided through mapping signal strength and real - time manoeuvring in your GIS system. You will then move on to the second application of the book: a restaurant mapping system. The application will allow tourists to browse restaurants on a map, according to their preferences. Next, you will learn how to work with reviews and ratings and also cover some of the advanced searching options offered by ArcGIS. You will then make use of advanced ArcObjects to develop your third application: an excavation planning manager. The book will conclude by teaching you how work out excavation cost calculations and also saving and retrieving your excavation designs. Style and approach The book offers an enhanced way of learning ArcGIS, through the design and development of three applications throughout its length. In addition to this the book also covers features that you can add to your application as you develop each one covered in the book.

Introducing ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript

Turn Awesome Maps into Awesome Apps

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Author: Rene Rubalcava

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484232828

Category: Computers

Page: 135

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Learn to use the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript to build custom web mapping applications. This book teaches you to easily create interactive displays of geographic information that you can use to tell stories and answer questions. Version 4 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript introduces new patterns and fundamental concepts, including 3D mapping capabilities. You will learn the fundamentals of using the API in order to get the most out of it. Covering key concepts and how different components work together, you will also learn how to take advantage of the Widget framework built into the API to build your own reusable widgets for your own ArcGIS JSAPI applications. Including a series of samples you can use to leverage the API for your own applications, Introducing ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript helps you take your existing knowledge of JavaScript to a new level, and add new features to your app libraries. What You'll Learn Create both 2D and 3D custom web mapping applications Work with popups and custom widgets Leverage the ArcGIS platform in your applications Utilize custom visualizations Who This Book Is For Developers who need to learn the ArcGIS JSAPI for work or school. Those with some JavaScript experience; GIS or mapping experience is not required.

Building Web Applications with ArcGIS

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Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783552964

Category: Computers

Page: 138

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If you are a GIS user or a web programmer, this book is for you. This book is also intended for all those who have basic web development knowledge with no prior experience of ArcGIS and are keen on venturing into the world of ArcGIS technology. The book will equip you with the skills to comfortably start your own ArcGIS web development project.

HTML5 Geolocation

Bringing Location to Web Applications

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Author: Anthony T. Holdener III

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449310087

Category: Computers

Page: 116

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Truly revolutionary: now you can write geolocation applications directly in the browser, rather than develop native apps for particular devices. This concise book demonstrates the W3C Geolocation API in action, with code and examples to help you build HTML5 apps using the "write once, deploy everywhere" model. Along the way, you get a crash course in geolocation, browser support, and ways to integrate the API with common geo tools like Google Maps. Ideal for experienced JavaScript developers. Learn how geo information is gathered from different sources, depending on the device Discover how coordinate systems work, including geodetic systems and datums Use the API to collect location information from a user’s browser with JavaScript code Place geo information on a map using the Google Maps or ArcGIS JavaScript APIs Save geo data with databases, the Keyhole Markup Language, or the shapefile format Be familiar with several practical uses for geo data, such as geomarketing, geosocial, geotagging, and geo-applications

GIS Tutorial for Health

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Author: Kristen Seamens Kurland,Wilpen L. Gorr

Publisher: ESRI, Inc.

ISBN: 1589481798

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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Designed to benefit health management students and practitioners, this illustrated tutorial is an introduction to help students investigate patterns of uninsured and poor populations, prepare spatial data to analyze environmental hazards, analyze youth pedestrian injuries, and more. This edition is updated for ArcGIS 9.2.

ArcPy and ArcGIS – Geospatial Analysis with Python

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Author: Silas Toms

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783988673

Category: Computers

Page: 224

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If you are a GIS student or professional who needs an understanding of how to use ArcPy to reduce repetitive tasks and perform analysis faster, this book is for you. It is also a valuable book for Python programmers who want to understand how to automate geospatial analyses.

Web Mapping Illustrated

Using Open Source GIS Toolkits

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Author: Tyler Mitchell

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596008651

Category: Computers

Page: 349

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Provides information on how to create custom maps from tools available over the Internet.

Mastering Geospatial Analysis with Python

Explore GIS processing and learn to work with GeoDjango, CARTOframes and MapboxGL-Jupyter

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Author: Silas Toms,Paul Crickard,Eric van Rees

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788293819

Category: Computers

Page: 440

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Explore GIS processing and learn to work with various tools and libraries in Python. Key Features Analyze and process geospatial data using Python libraries such as; Anaconda, GeoPandas Leverage new ArcGIS API to process geospatial data for the cloud. Explore various Python geospatial web and machine learning frameworks. Book Description Python comes with a host of open source libraries and tools that help you work on professional geoprocessing tasks without investing in expensive tools. This book will introduce Python developers, both new and experienced, to a variety of new code libraries that have been developed to perform geospatial analysis, statistical analysis, and data management. This book will use examples and code snippets that will help explain how Python 3 differs from Python 2, and how these new code libraries can be used to solve age-old problems in geospatial analysis. You will begin by understanding what geoprocessing is and explore the tools and libraries that Python 3 offers. You will then learn to use Python code libraries to read and write geospatial data. You will then learn to perform geospatial queries within databases and learn PyQGIS to automate analysis within the QGIS mapping suite. Moving forward, you will explore the newly released ArcGIS API for Python and ArcGIS Online to perform geospatial analysis and create ArcGIS Online web maps. Further, you will deep dive into Python Geospatial web frameworks and learn to create a geospatial REST API. What you will learn Manage code libraries and abstract geospatial analysis techniques using Python 3. Explore popular code libraries that perform specific tasks for geospatial analysis. Utilize code libraries for data conversion, data management, web maps, and REST API creation. Learn techniques related to processing geospatial data in the cloud. Leverage features of Python 3 with geospatial databases such as PostGIS, SQL Server, and SpatiaLite. Who this book is for The audience for this book includes students, developers, and geospatial professionals who need a reference book that covers GIS data management, analysis, and automation techniques with code libraries built in Python 3.

Administering ArcGIS for Server

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Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178217737X

Category: Computers

Page: 246

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This book is a practical, step-by-step tutorial providing a complete reference guide to the setup, installation, and administration of ArcGIS Server technology. If you are a GIS user, analyst, DBA, or programmer with a basic knowledge of ESRI GIS, then this book is for you.

ArcGIS Pro 2.x Cookbook

Create, manage, and share geographic maps, data, and analytical models using ArcGIS Pro

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Author: Tripp Corbin

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178829520X

Category: Computers

Page: 704

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Creating and Sharing Maps and Data using ArcGIS Pro Key Features Leverage the power of ArcGIS to build beautiful 2D and 3D maps. Work with ArcGIS to analyze and process data. Extend the power of ArcGIS to ArcGIS Online to create and edit content. Book Description ArcGIS is Esri's catalog of GIS applications with powerful tools for visualizing, maintaining, and analyzing data. ArcGIS makes use of the modern ribbon interface and 64-bit processing to increase the speed and efficiency of using GIS. It allows users to create amazing maps in both 2D and 3D quickly and easily. If you want to gain a thorough understanding of the various data formats that can be used in ArcGIS Pro and shared via ArcGIS Online, then this book is for you. Beginning with a refresher on ArcGIS Pro and how to work with projects, this book will quickly take you through recipes about using various data formats supported by the tool. You will learn the limits of each format, such as Shapefiles, Geodatabase, and CAD files, and learn how to link tables from outside sources to existing GIS data to expand the amount of data that can be used in ArcGIS. You'll learn methods for editing 2D and 3D data using ArcGIS Pro and how topology can be used to ensure data integrity. Lastly the book will show you how data and maps can be shared via ArcGIS Online and used with web and mobile applications. What you will learn Edit data using standard tools and topology Convert and link data together using joins and relates Create and share data using Projections and Coordinate Systems Access and collect data in the field using ArcGIS Collector Perform proximity analysis and map clusters with hotspot analysis Use the 3D Analyst Extension and perform advanced 3D analysis Share maps and data using ArcGIS Online via web and mobile apps Who this book is for GIS developers who are comfortable using ArcGIS, and are looking to increase their capabilities and skills, will find this book useful.

Python For ArcGIS

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Author: Laura Tateosian

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319183982

Category: Science

Page: 538

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This book introduces Python scripting for geographic information science (GIS) workflow optimization using ArcGIS. It builds essential programming skills for automating GIS analysis. Over 200 sample Python scripts and 175 classroom-tested exercises reinforce the learning objectives. Readers will learn to: • Write and run Python in the ArcGIS Python Window, the PythonWin IDE, and the PyScripter IDE • Work with Python syntax and data types • Call ArcToolbox tools, batch process GIS datasets, and manipulate map documents using the arcpy package • Read and modify proprietary and ASCII text GIS data • Parse HTML web pages and KML datasets • Create Web pages and fetch GIS data from Web sources. • Build user-interfaces with the native Python file dialog toolkit or the ArcGIS Script tools and PyToolboxes Python for ArcGIS is designed as a primary textbook for advanced-level students in GIS. Researchers, government specialists and professionals working in GIS will also find this book useful as a reference.

Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases

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Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783988657

Category: Computers

Page: 158

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This is a solution-based book, showcasing the real power of ArcGIS Geodatabase by following a real-world, example-based approach. This book is aimed at geospatial developers who want to work with ArcGIS geodatabases as well as manage them. Having knowledge of building a geodatabase from scratch isn't a must; Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases is ideal for those who want to use ArcGIS geodatabase for the first time, or for those who want to migrate from their existing legacy database to a geodatabase.

Learning ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET

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Author: Ron Vincent

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785884670

Category: Computers

Page: 358

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Learn how to build native, cross-platform mapping apps with this comprehensive and practical guide, using the MVVM pattern About This Book Enhance the user experience with the power of ArcGIS runtime SDK for .NET. This clear, well segregated book has all the information you need on ArcGIS Runtime SDK. Just name it—this book has it! This highly practical book empowers you to build your own custom application! Get to know the inner details of ArcGIS Runtime SDK from our experts, in this book written by Ron Vincent, with 24 years' experience in the GIS industry and many in GIS training. Who This Book Is For This book caters to long-term users of Esri's technologies that are new to mobile development or are transitioning from older Esri technologies such as ArcGIS Engine. It is also for users who are unfamiliar with Esri or GIS and are in need of a mapping solution for either their desktop or a mobile platform, or both. The book requires knowledge of .NET. What You Will Learn Understand and implement the MVVM pattern using MVVM Light Create and add layers from offline and online resources such as ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS for Server Create a 2D or 3D map and decide what kind of symbology to use Symbolize the layers based on the geometry Search and find objects in the layers Geocode an address and create a route using an address Edit layer objects from online content and offline content Test the application using test-driven development and then build and release the application for the intended audience In Detail ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) that enables you to work with maps and geographic information. It can be used to create and utilize maps, compile geographic data, analyze mapped information, share and discover geographic information and manage geographic information in a database. This book starts by showing you where ArcGIS Runtime fits within Esri's overall platform strategy. You'll create an initial map using the SDK, then use it to get an understanding of the MVVM model. You'll find out about the different kinds of layers and start adding layers, and you'll learn to transform maps into a 3D scene. The next chapters will help you comprehend and extract information contained in the maps using co-ordinates and layer objects. Towards the end, you will learn to set the symbology, decide whether to use 2D or 3D, see how to implement 2D or 3D, and learn to search and find objects. You'll also get to grips with many other standard features of the Application Programming Interface (API), including create applications and finally testing, licensing, and deploying them. Once completed, you will be able to meet most of the common requirements of any mapping application for desktop or mobile platforms. Style and approach This comprehensive book takes a completely practical approach, where every chapter explains the important concepts and demonstrates a practical application of them in a hands-on manner.

Geospatial Development By Example with Python

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Author: Pablo Carreira

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785288342

Category: Computers

Page: 340

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Build your first interactive map and build location-aware applications using cutting-edge examples in Python About This Book Learn the full geo-processing workflow using Python with open source packages Create press-quality styled maps and data visualization with high-level and reusable code Process massive datasets efficiently using parallel processing Who This Book Is For Geospatial Development By Example with Python is intended for beginners or advanced developers in Python who want to work with geographic data. The book is suitable for professional developers who are new to geospatial development, for hobbyists, or for data scientists who want to move into some simple development. What You Will Learn Prepare a development environment with all the tools needed for geo-processing with Python Import point data and structure an application using Python's resources Combine point data from multiple sources, creating intuitive and functional representations of geographic objects Filter data by coordinates or attributes easily using pure Python Make press-quality and replicable maps from any data Download, transform, and use remote sensing data in your maps Make calculations to extract information from raster data and show the results on beautiful maps Handle massive amounts of data with advanced processing techniques Process huge satellite images in an efficient way Optimize geo-processing times with parallel processing In Detail From Python programming good practices to the advanced use of analysis packages, this book teaches you how to write applications that will perform complex geoprocessing tasks that can be replicated and reused. Much more than simple scripts, you will write functions to import data, create Python classes that represent your features, and learn how to combine and filter them. With pluggable mechanisms, you will learn how to visualize data and the results of analysis in beautiful maps that can be batch-generated and embedded into documents or web pages. Finally, you will learn how to consume and process an enormous amount of data very efficiently by using advanced tools and modern computers' parallel processing capabilities. Style and approach This easy-to-follow book is filled with hands-on examples that illustrate the construction of three sample applications of how to write reusable and interconnected Python code for geo-processing.