[Proj] Book: Web Mapping Illustrated

Tyler Mitchell tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Thu Dec 29 12:48:59 EST 2005

Paul Anderson wrote:
> I am currently exploring low cost options that allows for the creation of a 
> web map of Grayson County, Virginia showing cemetery locations (Genealogy 
> Stuff).  See http://www.ls.net/~newriver/graysoncem/graysoncem.htm
> Note:  There is a picture of me in one section.
> The web map has to be either no or low cost since the county only has 17,000 
> people and not all of them are tax payers. Most of the cemeteries are out in 
> the middle of someone's  pasture -- no street address. Many of the current 
> web mapping apps are crippled either visually or in how you can manipulate 
> them.
> With those thoughts in mind, the book at the link below talks about, and 
> uses, Proj.4: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/webmapping/
> Has anyone on the list worked with the book, and can comment on it?

Hi Paul,
Sounds like you've got your work cut out for you, but I think you'll find the 
tools are all ripe for the picking.  I can certainly comment on my book for 
you :)  Is there something in particular you want to know more about?


Tyler Mitchell
Author, Web Mapping Illustrated

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