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PostGIS in Action: (ed. #1) Chapter 11 - Using PostGIS in web applications

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  • Chart of common mapping servers and their features
  • WMS and WFS OGC webservices
  • UMN Mapserver 5.6
  • GeoServer 2.0.1
  • Roll your own with PostGIS output functions (ST_AsKML/ST_AsGML/ST_AsGeoJSON) and ASP.NET/PHP
  • OpenLayers and GeoExt - for this we cover OpenLayers 2.8 with GeoExt, setting up GeoServer to publish PostGIS data, setting up MapServer and configuring mapfiles as well as using OpenLayers/GeoExt against a roll your own PHP GeoJSON/KML using PostGIS output functions.

Note that some of the content in this chapter we discussed in our PGConEast 2010 presentation. You can download the slides from our Presentations page.

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