Introduction to OpenLayers 2

1. OpenLayers Basics

OpenLayers is a library for building mapping applications in a browser. This workshop covers the well established 2.x series, while development of a new 3.x series with a different API has begun. The library lets developers integrate data from a variety of sources, provides a friendly API, and results in engaging and responsive mapping applications.

This module introduces fundamental OpenLayers concepts for creating a map.

What this module covers

In this module you will create a map, dissect your map to understand the parts, and get links to additional learning resources.



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