Make your own map-based mashup
Create a KML service from ESRI shapefile data
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Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: January 19, 2010
Map-based mashups abound these days. Mashups require services that can be mashed up. Location-based mashups need services that provide boundary information. With Web-based mapping providers, you can easily create a map-based mashup with little or no capital investment. In this article, learn how to create a KML boundary service from an ESRI shapefile to be used in mashups.
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