Introduction to OpenLayers 2

2013 OpenLayers 2 Workshop

Welcome to the OpenLayers Workshop. This workshop is designed to give you a comprehensive overview of OpenLayers as a web mapping solution. The exercises assume that you have set up a local GeoServer with the workshop data as described in the Workshop Setup page.

This workshop is presented as a set of modules. In each module the reader will perform a set of tasks designed to achieve a specific goal for that module. Each module builds upon lessons learned in previous modules and is designed to iteratively build up the reader’s knowledge base.

The following modules will be covered in this workshop:


OpenLayers Basics
Learn how to add a map to a webpage with OpenLayers.
Working With Layers
Learn about raster and vector layers.
Working With Controls
Learn about using map controls.

Advanced Topics

Vector Layers
Explore vector layers in depth.
Integration with Other Frameworks
Learn how to use OpenLayers with other JavaScript libraries.



Practical walkthroughs of app development examples using OpenGeo Suite.


Course materials given at our various training classes in NYC and conferences around the world.

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