Are you a beginner in web mapping domain? Would you like to become the best geo web developers as soon as possible? In this case, I would like to help you with my experience regarding web mapping tutorials that you can follow in order to enrich your knowledge into the web mapping domain and become an excellent developer.
Why to use online web mapping tutorials?
If in the past learning a new domain was more difficult because your options were limited to books or attending some classes, nowadays you can learn by connecting to the online sources. If you want to become a web mapping developer, then you may start watching tutorials that can inform and teach you about web mapping.
Maybe you feel that online tutorials are not reliable because anyone can upload a tutorial on the internet. It is true, but you may find also professional tutorials, which are uploaded by great web developers that are interested to teach beginners and those that are interested in web mapping.
One of the main advantages of the online tutorials is represented by the fact that in most of the cases these tutorials are for free. Another advantage is that you can learn everything that you are interested in and you can do this while you are enjoying the comfort of your home. Besides, you may take breaks whenever you want and if you haven’t understood very well a certain section you are able to retake that part of the tutorial.
Of course, there are also disadvantages regarding online web mapping tutorials. The most important disadvantages include the fact that you are not able to ask questions of your teacher and sometimes the information that is presented is very extensive in a short period of time.
In my opinion, choosing online web mapping tutorials is worthy. I think that you can learn a lot of new tips and tricks in a relaxed way, from your home, at lower costs or even for free. Online tutorials in web mapping were very helpful for me, so I think that even for you these lessons may be very useful.
Online web mapping tutorials that you can try
I know that the internet is full of junk information, but you can sort this information and choose only high quality information. The same situation can be used for the online web mapping tutorials that may guide you to become a very good geo web developer.
During my specialization as a geo web developer I have searched for many online tutorials regarding web mapping. Of course, in order to bring you the best tutorials, I had to search the recent tutorials and I found interesting posts from experts in this domain, such as a tutorial that teaches you how to create web maps using D3.js. Another source that can be very good for those that are trying to learn more in web mapping and they trust into online tutorials is represented by http://webmappingtutorial.blogspot.ro/. You will find here a large variety of tutorials regarding web mapping, most of them using Open Layers.
QGIS is open source desktop software, but it has also an extension for web mapping, namely QGIS2Web. You can find tutorials that will teach you how to use this extension in order to build your online maps. These tutorials are hosted on their website or on other websites that are related with GIS in web mapping.
One of the large providers of geospatial software is ESRI and their ArcGIS products. If you are interested to build your online maps using their applications, you may choose to access their tutorials for developers and maybe you will find exactly what you need for your tasks.
One of the most complete websites that host web mapping tutorials and geospatial applications is gis.yohman.com. You can find on this website tutorials for a wide range of geospatial applications and web mapping.
I hope that you will have an amazing experience while you are learning using online web mapping tutorials. From my experience, these online tutorials are very useful for both beginners and advanced geo web developers. You can try the tutorials that I have recommended and if you find other tutorials, please share them with me.