Esri Press

Web GIS: Principles and Applications

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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 of 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. In 2008, he 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.

ISBN: 9781589482456    2010   312 pages   $55.95

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