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Build beautiful interactive maps on your Drupal website, and tell engaging visual stories with your data. This concise guide shows you how to create custom geographical maps from top to bottom, using Drupal 7 tools and out-of-the-box modules. You’ll learn how mapping works in Drupal, with examples on how to use intuitive interfaces to map local events, businesses, groups, and other custom data.

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On May 31 Ross Collicutt wrote: Mapping with Drupal: Great Drupal mapping overview with tutorials
I assumed this book was either going to be too technical or too high-level to be useful for me. I was wrong. Thomas and Alan strike a balance between high-level view of mapping in Drupal and step-by-step technical tutorials Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Jan 11 Shawn Day wrote: Superb for Novice and Expert Alike
Mapping with Drupal by Alan Palazzolo and Thomas Turnbull provides a hands-on, in-depth exploration of a the most popular tools for turning your favorite CMS into a geospatially enabled data management system. Contextualising and demonstrating modules such as Geofield, GMap and Location modules and the OpenLayers framework, Palazzolo and Turnbull provide a superbly crafted guidebook to allow a user to quickly get up to speed and undertaand the strengths and weaknesses of available solutions. Background information on cartography and a limited amount on extending Drupal quickly brings a novice up to speed. Subsequent chapters take a practical approach and the step-by-step instructions lead the reader through concrete real-world examples. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

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