small medium large xlarge

Errata for GIS for Web Developers

 

The latest version of the book is P1.0, released almost 8 years ago. If you've bought a PDF of the book and would like to upgrade it to this version (for free), visit your home page.

By default this page displays the errata for the latest version of the book. If you have a previous version, select it here:

If you've found a new error, please submit it.

  • Typo
  • Tech. error
  • Suggestion
  • Maybe next edition
  • Not a problem
  • Reported in: P1.0 (29-Feb-08)
#31078
Paper page: vi
I've submitted 3 errata now but I listed the book version as P1.0. However the actual version in my book is "2007-7-13" (First printing Oct 2007), wh...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (02-Mar-08)
#31099
Paper page: 19

"ogr2org" should be "ogr2ogr".--Daniel

  • Reported in: P1.0 (28-Feb-08)
#31064
Paper page: 22
Specify that you're using ArcExplorer Java Edition for Education (latest rev is 3.2.3) -- the non-Education version (latest is 9.2) doesn't match up t...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (28-Feb-08)
#31065
Paper page: 28

Seems like edcftp.cr.usgs.gov is no longer a free source of data? I get 403 Forbidden trying to access the links, e.g. footnote 12.

  • Reported in: P1 (17-Nov-07)
#29895
PDF page: 38
Paper page: 26
The zip file in footnote 10 is downloadable, but when unzipped it doesn't seem to be a directory. It shows up as a document named "co08_d00.e00". A...more...
  • Reported in: P1 (17-Nov-07)
#29894
PDF page: 39

Caption for Figure 2.7:

...displaying the both the states...

The first "the" should be deleted.--Pauline McNamara

  • Reported in: P1 (17-Nov-07)
#29896
PDF page: 40
Paper page: 28
Step 1 in section 2.13: there's no link called Administrative Boundaries under the Data drop-down menu. Looks like it's called "Geopolitical Boundarie...more...
  • Reported in: P1 (17-Nov-07)
#29897
PDF page: 41
Paper page: 29
The highways that I downloaded (following the link in footnote 14 and instructions on this page) seemed to fit in fine. They were immediately visible,...more...
  • Reported in: P1 (12-Nov-07)
#29876
PDF page: 46
in pdf version: this copy is (First printing, October 2007) First paragraph under Globes, last sentence: "... an typical city" should be "... a t...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (29-Feb-08)
#31077
Paper page: 68
Put "(Area of Interest)" in parentheses after "AOI". You defined it in a prior chapter and this is the only other time it's used in the book, so don'...more...
  • Reported in: P1 (11-Aug-07)
#29396
PDF page: 70
It would be nice if the EPSG code showed up somewhere in the WTK, BTW, it was nice meeting you at FRUGOS all that time ago. Too bad we don't have ...more...
  • Reported in: P1 (11-Aug-07)
#29397
PDF page: 70
UTM 13 N based on NAD83 is EPSG:26915. It's 26913, actually. I lived in zone 13 (Northern CA) for some years, 26713 and 26913 are indeed "second na...more...
  • Reported in: P1 (30-Oct-07)
#29804
PDF page: 72
Paper page: 60
The following text (starts the last paragraph of this page) appears twice in this paragraph: "This perfectly illustrates the ideas I first put fort...more...
  • Reported in: P1 (17-Nov-07)
#29898
PDF page: 74
Paper page: 62
Section 4.2, second paragraph, and link under footnote 2: Don't be modest, go ahead and give us the title of your book. ;-) It's nice for when we're ...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (26-Aug-11)
#47452
PDF page: 116
In the paragraph starting "The fifth and last parameter...", a sentence reads "If we needed to store points that also had elevation data (X Y X)...". ...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (09-Jun-09)
#39376
PDF page: 123
Paper page: 123

pgsql2shp fails
fe_sendauth: no password supplied--Douglas

  • Reported in: P1 (11-Aug-07)
#29398
PDF page: 129
We can reproject the points from degrees into meters using our trusty UTM 13 N projection. Recall that the SRID for UTM 13 N is 26915: Actually, ...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (30-Aug-11)
#47472
PDF page: 242

The first paragraph, second sentence refers to the website "Vactionworld". This should be "Vacationworld".--James Preston