Leaflet.js Essentials

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Create interactive, mobile-friendly mapping applications using the incredibly light yet powerful Leaflet.js platform

Who This Book Is For

If you are a web developer working with geospatial concepts and mapping APIs, and you want to learn Leaflet to create mapping solutions, this book is for you. You need to have a basic knowledge of working with JavaScript and performing web application development.

About This Book

  • Create and customize your maps and mapping applications using JavaScript and Leaflet.js
  • Leverage the features of existing libraries, plugins, and HTML 5 geolocation APIs to enrich your mapping applications
  • Learn the advanced features of Leaflet.js in a streamlined, step-by-step manner

In Detail

Starting with how to create maps, you will learn about choosing your basemap and customizing it by adding various attributes such as zoom, start view, pop ups, and so on.

Once you have gained experience of creating your own map with Leaflet, you will move on to combining Leaflet with GeoJSON and adding geometry objects and features to your maps.

Moving ahead, you will proceed to create custom markers using images and discover various plugins such as the Cluster Marker plugin, the Bouncing Marker, and the Animated Marker to animate and move markers. You will then explore the latest ESRI features available on Leaflet and make use of its updated JavaScript library.

Finally, you will understand how Leaflet enables you to use Node.js, C#, and Python alongside its own library to efficiently create maps.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Creating Maps with Leaflet
Chapter 2. Mapping GeoJSON Data
Chapter 3. Creating Heatmaps and Choropleth Maps
Chapter 4. Creating Custom Markers
Chapter 5. ESRI in Leaflet
Chapter 6. Leaflet in Node.js, Python, and C#

Book Details

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  • Pages: 165 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014-08-25
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  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1783554819
  • ISBN-13: 9781783554812

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