Book Review: Beginning MapServer Open Source GIS Development

Beginning MapServer Open Source GIS Development, by Bill Kropla; publ. Apress 2005 This book serves as an introduction to UMN MapServer. Despite the title, MapServer is not a true GIS package. However, it is a powerful map server package with some query abilities. It is a popular choice for web developers who wish to develop ...

Technical Overview: UMN MapServer

Technical Overview: UMN MapServer
MapServer is an open source package to create internet-based mapping applications. It is popular with developers who wish to create their own geospatial servers instead of depending on third party servers such as Google Maps or Microsoft Virtual Earth. Originally developed by the University of Minnesota with the assistance of NASA, MapServer is currently managed ...