OpenLayers Quickstart: First Web Map

OpenLayers Quickstart: First Web Map

In this course we will introduce you to OpenLayers

Course Overview

OpenLayers Quickstart: First Web Map

In this course we will introduce you to OpenLayers. OpenLayers is an open source JavaScript library for displaying map data in web browsers as interactive or slippy maps. OpenLayers has an extensive API for building rich web-based geographic applications. We will examine the HTML behind OpenLayers and walk you through building your first OpenLayers map.

In order to follow the tutorials on building web maps with OpenLayers you will need to be able to view HTML files as web pages and edit text files with a text editor such as Notepad++.

Experience Level:

Quickstart

Skills Covered:

  • View an HTML file as a web page
  • View an HTML file in a text editor
  • Modify zoom level
  • Modify map center

 

Lessons30 min

  • Getting Started
  • Your First Web Map
  • Course Survey

Course Overview

OpenLayers Quickstart: First Web Map

In this course we will introduce you to OpenLayers. OpenLayers is an open source JavaScript library for displaying map data in web browsers as interactive or slippy maps. OpenLayers has an extensive API for building rich web-based geographic applications. We will examine the HTML behind OpenLayers and walk you through building your first OpenLayers map.

In order to follow the tutorials on building web maps with OpenLayers you will need to be able to view HTML files as web pages and edit text files with a text editor such as Notepad++.

Experience Level:

Quickstart

Skills Covered:

  • View an HTML file as a web page
  • View an HTML file in a text editor
  • Modify zoom level
  • Modify map center

 

Lessons30 min

  • Getting Started
  • Your First Web Map
  • Course Survey