Building a Geospatial Information System
A real world application using Web 2.0, SOA, and SCA principles
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Date archived: January 5, 2017 | First published: April 21, 2009
Businesses, schools, and governmental institutions are increasingly using geospatial information systems (GIS) to solve real-world problems. GIS offers many new ways to visualize information, collaborate, and do business. Web 2.0 GIS applications have started targeting end user audiences (as opposed to professional audiences). This article explores how GIS applications built with Web 2.0 interfaces and technologies result in more interactivity, lower cost, higher performance, and satisfied users.
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