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Mastering Geoserver

By : Colin Henderson
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Mastering Geoserver

By: Colin Henderson

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Mastering GeoServer
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Understanding GeoScript

The stated goal of the GeoScript project is to provide a geoprocessing library that is easy to use and available in a variety of scripting environments. It uses the same GeoTools library that GeoServer is built on, which means there is a wide range of things that can be accomplished with GeoScript:

  • Support for a range of spatial formats

  • The ability to render spatial data, including control over styling

  • Support for different projections and coordinate systems and the ability to reproject data

  • A wide range of geometry manipulation functions

GeoScript itself is a wrapper over the core GeoTools API, providing a layer of abstraction and making the power of the GeoTools library accessible to non-Java developers. GeoScript has its own API to access the core set of functionality from GeoTools; however, due to the way that it is built, it is possible to call any method from the GeoTools API directly. So, if you are a GeoTools developer or can work your way around the documentation...