Create interactive, mobile-friendly mapping applications using the incredibly light yet powerful Leaflet.js platform
About This Book
- Leverage the features of existing libraries, plugins, and HTML 5 geolocation APIs to enrich your mapping applications
- Learn the advanced features of Leaflet.js in a streamlined, step-by-step manner
Who This Book Is For
What You Will Learn
- Incorporate Tile Layers and Web Mapping Services into your map
- Write custom functions that use events to make interactive maps
- Add GeoJSON data to a web map
- Create your own images to use as markers on your map
- Build desktop applications using C#
- Make heatmaps and chloropleth maps
- Take advantage of third-party plugins to enhance your map
Starting with how to create maps, you will learn about choosing your basemap and customizing it by adding various attributes such as zoom, start view, pop ups, and so on.
Once you have gained experience of creating your own map with Leaflet, you will move on to combining Leaflet with GeoJSON and adding geometry objects and features to your maps.
Finally, you will understand how Leaflet enables you to use Node.js, C#, and Python alongside its own library to efficiently create maps.