Esri Proceedings

2009 Developer Summit

Developing for the GeoWeb: Notes from the Field

—Allan Laframboise, Dave Bouwman

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The GIS community is faced with a number of challenges and opportunities today when developing applications for the GeoWeb. In this session, guest speaker Dave Bouwman (blog will discuss what to consider when developing GeoWeb applications. Real-world examples will be used to illustrate and explain development concepts relating to map canvases, usability, interface design, back end service design, and unit testing. Some of the technologies covered will include ASP.NET model view controller (MVC), MbUnit,, and OpenLayers. Final discussions will cover how to leverage Web 2.0 tools and resources to more effectively build these applications, share ideas, and collaborate on development efforts with others in the GeoWeb community.

Prerequisites: Web development, Web 2.0 enabled

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