GS2710 - Web GIS Development

This course introduces GIS students to the broad possibilities of the single greatest impetus for change in the GIS industry - the Internet. Building on Web Programming in the previous semester, Web GIS Development provides an overview, and develops a conceptual understanding of, existing Web-based applications for GIS and the innovations that will affect the shape of the industry's future. Students will create web GIS sites using the built-in capabilities of ArcGIS Server, and will later customize these sites using scripts and programming. Planning and development stages for a GIS website will also be covered, with practical work in accessing, displaying, querying, and analyzing GIS data over the Internet.

Prerequisite(s): GS1710

This course is offered in the following programs:
GIS Applications Specialist (Post Diploma)