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Mastering Mapserver & Geomoose (5 days)

Our Mastering Mapserver & Geomoose Training teaches developers with PHP and basic JavaScript experience how to design, deploy, enhance, and manage UMN MapServer and GeoMoose in enterprise environments.

Students will learn how to configure both MapServer and GeoMoose, as well as design and deploy custom GeoMoose services using JavaScript, PHP, and PHP/MapScript.

Mastering Mapserver & Geomoose Course Calendar (5 days)

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1 Includes airfare from anywhere in the continental United States and some parts of Canada as well as accommodation and shuttle services.
2 Include course and course materials only.
3 Requires a broadband internet connection and microphone. Note that Virtual LIVE courses are led by an instructor, and as such start and end in local time (based on the course location), this my differ from your time zone.
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Recommended Pre-requisites

Students attending this course should have attended our Introduction to PHP course, or have equivalent experience. Students should also have a intermediate understanding of web mapping concepts, or should have attended our Introduction to GIS with PostGIS & MapServer.

Course Outline/Agenda

This UMN MapServer Training & GeoMoose training course covers the following topics:

  • Deploying UMN MapServer
  • Generating & Displaying Basic Map Data
  • Using WMS and WFS Services
  • Projections and reprojection of data
  • Creating MapServer Layers
  • Creating MapServer classes
  • Providing WMS and WFS services with MapServer
  • MapServer fonts & symbols
  • Layer display settings
  • Caching WMS Services with Tilecache
  • Integrating MapServer with GeoMoose
  • Installing & Configuring GeoMoose
  • Understanding the Mapbook
  • Defining GeoMoose projections
  • Configuring the catalog
  • Adding GeoMoose Services
  • Adding Background Layers (Google Maps, Bing, Yahoo!)
  • Using MapServer CGI Mode
  • Loading Map files with PHP/MapScript
  • Understanding & using the MAP object
  • Basic PHP/MapScript Layer Operations
  • Adding Features with PHP/MapScript
  • Interacting with the Web with PHP/MapScript
  • Performing Queries with PHP/MapScript

Class Size

This class is limited to a maximum of 12 students.

On-Site Delivery

This course is available for on-site delivery for groups of 3 or more students.

OTG offers discounted training for on-site courses of more than 3 students - call us at 877-258-8987 (or submit the form on the upper right side of this page) for more information.

Instructional Materials
The following materials are used to deliver this course:
  • Beginning MapServer
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