GIS on the Web
Illustration by John Hersey

GIS on the Web

with Jason VanHorn

Video: Welcome

Hello. So if you are completely new to the world of mapping or
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  1. 2m 5s
    1. Welcome
    2. What you should know before watching this course
    3. Using the exercise files
  2. 16m 36s
    1. Understanding the online mapping world
      1m 0s
    2. Google, Esri, and Bing Maps
      1m 18s
    3. Overview of map mashups
      2m 57s
    4. Examples of map mashups
      7m 27s
    5. Finding coordinate information
      3m 54s
  3. 44m 58s
    1. Google Maps options for map development
      2m 47s
    2. Mapping through Google Drive
      2m 8s
    3. Google Fusion Tables with Google spreadsheets
      3m 10s
    4. Geocoding with an address and coordinates
      3m 39s
    5. Merging your data
      3m 16s
    6. Visualization symbologies
      3m 54s
    7. Customizing your pop-up windows
      3m 58s
    8. How to analyze your map
      3m 35s
    9. Publishing your work
      4m 17s
    10. Exporting Fusion Tables to KML
      2m 27s
    11. Making lines and polygons in Google Earth
      11m 47s
  4. 49m 40s
    1. Options for web mapping from Esri
      3m 8s
    2. What is
      1m 40s
    3. Understanding the interface
      4m 58s
    4. Adding GIS layers from services
      6m 2s
    5. What is a REST GIS service?
      4m 6s
    6. Adding GIS layers from files
      4m 43s
    7. Creating pop-ups and new visualizations
      7m 56s
    8. Sharing your web maps
      2m 3s
    9. Data analysis through filters
      3m 44s
    10. Building GIS applications from templates
      9m 14s
    11. Accessing your applications
      2m 6s
  5. 14m 26s
    1. Overview of API concepts
      2m 2s
    2. The Google Maps API
      3m 53s
    3. The Bing Maps platform
      1m 40s
    4. Esri API options
      5m 5s
    5. How to choose which option is best for you
      1m 46s
  6. 26s
    1. Next steps

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Watch the Online Video Course GIS on the Web
2h 8m Intermediate Aug 21, 2014

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When Geographic Information Systems (GIS) meet some of the world's most exciting web-mapping technology, such as Google Maps, you get richer, more interactive maps and better insights into your data. GIS on the web means using tools like Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri to create map mashups: multilayered visualizations that combine data from multiple sources. In this course, Jason VanHorn shows how to use these tools to analyze geodata and create interactive, mobile-ready maps that communicate your ideas better than ever before.

Topics include:
  • Understanding map mashups
  • Finding coordinates
  • Mapping with Google Drive
  • Geocoding with addresses and coordinates
  • Merging data
  • Analyzing your map
  • Adding GIS layers from services or a file
  • Working with the Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri APIs
  • Sharing and publishing your work
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Jason VanHorn


Hello. I'm doctor Jason VanHorn and welcome to GIS on the Web. GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems. In this course I will teach you how to make maps using freely available tools online. I will show you how to build some awesome maps that are interactive, deployable to smartphones or tablets, and easy to incorporate into presentations. From the world of map mash-ups in Google to ArcGIS online, I will give you the practical tools you need to succeed in your projects.

So if you are completely new to the world of mapping or you've been doing mapping professionally for a while, by the end of this course you will be able to deploy web-based maps to communicate your ideas and knowledge in our fast-paced, globalized world. So let's get started now with GIS on the Web.

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