Before you head off, surfing your life away across the web on your holy quest for “The Last Page of the Internet”, stop by one of the following websites.
- Oddens’ Bookmarks
- How could I not have listed this website before? If you can't find what you are looking for here, it's not on the web.
- Even Sherlock Holmes dispatched Watson to Stanfords to buy a map! So why would you pass it without paying the shop a quick visit?
- Map Content and Design for the Web
- Caveats for producing maps on the web from the makers of the Atlas of Canada.
- Making maps smarter
- Web Cartography: developments and prospects
- Website in support of the printed book “Web Cartography: developments and prospects”, edited by M.J. Kraak & A. Brown (published Taylor Francis 2001).
Web GIS software
- ArcGIS Internet Map Server.
- MapInfo's solutions to put Webmapping applications on the Internet.
- Autodesk MapGuide.
- Communicate geographically through smartmaps on the Web.
- Canadian-based DM Solutions Group jumped on the open source band wagon some time ago to deliver online mapping applications. At MapTools.org they bring together their contributions to open source projects such as MapServer.
- MapServer is an open source web mapping product developed by the University of Minnesota for building spatially enabled Internet applications.
- Smallworld Internet Application Server (SIAS)
- Distributing your network solution - not just maps - to any Internet-enabled device or desktop.
Geospatial data infrastructure
- 52°North is an open initiative that advances the development of cutting edge open source geospatial software.
- Vector-based web cartography
- As RSS becomes more and more prevalent as a way to publish and share information, it becomes increasingly important that location is described in an interoperable manner so that applications can request, aggregate, share and map geographically tagged feeds.
- Open Geospatial Consortium
- The OGC is a not-for-profit membership organisation to address the lack of interoperability among systems that process georeferenced data, and between these systems and mainstream computing systems.
- Open Source Geospatial Foundation
- OSGeo is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support and promote the collaborative development of open geospatial technologies and data.
- RDFIG Geo vocab workspace
- This is a workspace for the RDF Interest Group on geographic vocabulary, with an emphasis on representing WGS84 latitude/longitude/altitude positions in RDF.
Mobile maps, location-based services