CHAPTER 16Tips, Common Mistakes, and Common Errors

Now that you have studied many techniques for how to location-enable your application and how to incorporate spatial analysis and visualization tools in your application, we think it is time for a little advice.

First, we present some advice on best practices—in other words, we give some tips for location-enabling your application. Next, we cover some of the common pitfalls that can trap unwary users as they set out to location-enable their business application. Finally, we enumerate common errors that you may encounter in location-enabling your application and the corrective actions to sort out these errors.


In this section, we provide several tips (best practices) for data modeling, improving ...

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