In this video you will learn everything you need to know to start coding web maps

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Coding web maps is the ability that becomes crucial for people working in the geo industry. In reality the most difficult part is to start. The coding part is something that you can learn especially with all the awesome APIs and libraries available these days.

In order to help you overcome this most difficult first step we have partnered with Kuba Konczyk who is known for his awesome online webinars for everyone who would like to start coding web maps.

This is a first tutorial of a series we will publish on Geoawesomeness. During this first hour you’ll get a high level introduction to web development:

  • Why bother with web development if you’re GIS professional?
  • What’s really a web application and how it’s different from an ordinary web site. You will also learn about differences between web applications and web mapping applications.
  • The main functional components of each web mapping application and how they work together as a whole.
  • What are the fundamental web technologies, how they work together and how you can learn them to build web mapping applications. Actually, you will learn what’s the best way to learn web development if you’re GIS professional.

Let the journey begin:

Here you’ll find all the extra materials needed for the class.

Aleks Buczkowski
I'm a professional always thinking outside the box and a self-confessed gadget addict. As a son of a professor of cartography I was surrounded by maps all my life and as a result spatial way of thinking and seeing reality is naturally embedded in who I am.