Cartography is not just about map-making anymore, but about map-use as well. The characteristics of the World Wide Web, INTERACTION, MULTIMEDIA, ANIMATION, and PERSONALISATION make maps more useful: everyone can create their own maps.
- serving SVG from your web server
- A detailed discussion about how to set up a Web server and to embed SVG in your XHTML to start publishing Scalable Vector Graphics online.
- creating web maps in SVG from GIS data
- Based on chapter 12 from O'Reilly's SVG Essentials by J. David Eisenberg, a PERL script is used to extract geometric data from an Arc/Info ungenerate file and to write an SVG file.
This graphic shows some of the effects that can be achieved with SVG. The Hydron website provided the inspiration.