* Shows readers how to build dynamic maps using popular open source languages including PHP, Perl and Python.
* Shows readers how to pull map information from a MySQL database, to build data-driven mapping applications.
Bill Kropla has almost 20 years of experience working in Information Technology, and has spent the last several years steeply involved in the wireless industry developing wireless mapping solutions for tracking shipping vehicles. Bill holds a B. Sc. in Physics from the University of Manitoba, and an M. Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, also from the University of Manitoba. He also holds an omnibus patent for methods, hardware and software used in the wireless industry.