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Instant OpenLayers Starter by Alessio Di Lorenzo, Giovanni Allegri

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Chapter 1. Instant OpenLayers Starter

Welcome to the Instant OpenLayers Starter. This book has been especially created to provide you with all of the information that you need to set up OpenLayers. You will learn the basics of OpenLayers, get started with building your first web map, and discover some tips and tricks for using OpenLayers.

This book contains the following sections:

So, what is OpenLayers? explains what OpenLayers actually is, what you can do with it, and why it’s so great.

Installation discusses how to download and install OpenLayers with the minimum fuss and then set it up so that you can use it as soon as possible.

Quick start – Creating your first web map shows you how to perform one of the core tasks of OpenLayers; creating ...

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