Getting to Know Web GIS, fourth edition, publishes today

Esri Press is publishing a new edition of Getting to Know Web GIS, by Pinde Fu, just in time for the ArcGIS Online June 2020 release and the Esri User Conference.

It has been 2 years since Pinde’s last book. This highly sought after new edition features the latest advances in Esri’s entire Web GIS platform, from the cloud server side to the client side.

The e-book is available today and the print book will be available in July.

Learn state-of-the-art skills to build compelling, useful, and fun Web GIS apps easily, with no programming experience required.

Pinde Fu


Getting to Know Web GIS, fourth edition

Getting to Know Web GIS, fourth edition

Some of the key topics in this book include:




Available in print and e-book from your favorite online retailers: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Indiebound.

[ISBN: 9781589485921        490 pages       $94.99]

I hope this book will spark your imagination and creativity, and help you think about how Web GIS is relevant to your work and your life. I hope you will use Getting to Know Web GIS to innovate your existing workflows, to transform the creative ideas in your mind into realities, and to help you address the many challenges facing our communities and our world today.

Pinde Fu

Each chapter is written for immediate productivity with a good balance of principles and hands-on exercises and includes:

This book is ideal for classroom lab work and on-the-job training for GIS students, instructors, GIS analysts, managers, web developers, and other professionals, Getting to Know Web GIS, fourth edition, uses a holistic approach to systematically teach the breadth of the Esri Geospatial Cloud.


About the author

Catherine Ortiz

I'm a Group Program Manager at Esri, responsible for the direction of content and operations for multiple projects and teams. I'm also the Publisher of Esri Press.


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