This book gets you started with ESRI® ArcIMS®, a scalable, extendable, standards-based software application for distributing maps and geographic information system (GIS) data on
The design of ArcIMS makes it easy for those new to the Internet to create and deploy GIS Web sites for use by any Web browser but avoids impeding those experienced in Web development who want to build highly customized, functionally rich GIS Internet applications.
Using this same design, Getting Started With ArcIMS offers tips for beginners and advanced users as it introduces ArcIMS and steps you through getting all the necessary components installed, configured, and running for your particular environment.
In addition to the overview of ArcIMS and its installation and configuration, this book includes
A quick-start tutorial for complete Web site creation and deployment.
A quick reference that provides illustrations and descriptions of each major component of ArcIMS (Author, Designer, Administrator, Service Administrator, and viewers) and the component’s user interface items such as its toolbars.
A listing of all guides in the ArcIMS documentation set, a description of each, and instructions for how to access them.