Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 1

Explore the fascinating world of Web Cartography and learn how to produce web maps yourself.

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About this course

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Want to produce cartographic visualizationsto better communicate the results of your project or research? Or you are just interested inusing modern web technologies for cartographic purposes? Then, this is the course for you!

Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 1 - isa cartographic MOOC dealing with the use of state-of-the-art web technologies in order to successfully design and create interactive cartographic products. Starting with the basic understanding ofthe functioning of JavaScript mapping libraries to the successful design of an interactive cartographic product.

No previous knowledge in cartography is required. Additional material will be provided during the course.

At a glance

  • Institution: ETHx
  • Subject: Engineering
  • Level: Introductory
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  • Language: English

What you'll learn

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  • Use and understand the functioning of JavaScript mapping libraries
  • Adding animations and interactivities to your cartographic product
  • Design and create a complete, interactive cartographic project based on modern web technologies
  • Apply the established cartographic principles

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