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Development of outdoor attractions application using GIS and Web 2.0technologies
University of Gävle, Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Department of Industrial Development, IT and Land Management.
2014 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This research aims to investigate different solutions when creating the mostsuitable tool-set for implementation of outdoor attractions Web GISapplication using Web 2.0 technologies. The project has been set incooperation with a local Nedre Dalälven region Leader development teamfor their purposes and needs. Theoretical study has been taken in order todefine a software tool-set which would fit implementation process the best.The research approach includes collection of information about Web 2.0technologies, using available sources (databases which access was providedby University of Gävle), as well as discussion of differences between them.Analysed technologies were compared against applications' requirements.As the results of mentioned research, during development process three-tierarchitecture is going to be considered. The data tier and logical tier are goingto be located on the same server. For the mapping service Google Mapsserver is going to be employed. As an exchange format JSON is going to beused because it is much lighter then XML. On the client side JavaScriptwould suit well for the implementation because of Google Maps JavaScriptAPI and JSON exchange format that are going to be used. The PHP scriptinglanguage is going to implement business logic.The conclusion have been made that three-tier architecture suits thisapplication the best. The information about paths, which should be presentedon the map, is going to be stored in .gpx files rather than database, while filepath on the server side is going to be stored together with other details aboutit.This paper recommends the implementation of such an application and studyof further changes with a purpose of improving performance characteristics.

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2014.
Keyword [en]
Web GIS, Web 2.0, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Three-tierarchitecture
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Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-16892OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-16892DiVA: diva2:724593
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Computer science
Educational program
Computer science
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Available from: 2014-06-13 Created: 2014-06-13 Last updated: 2014-06-13Bibliographically approved

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