GIS Books

La Cartoteca points to two GIS manuals from the Pragmatic Programmers: Scott Davis’s GIS for Web Developers: Adding “Where” to your Web Applications, which came out last October; and the forthcoming (an online beta is available) Desktop GIS: Mapping the Planet with Open Source Tools, by Gary E. Sherman.

Jeff Thurston reviews Analyzing Urban Poverty: GIS for the Developing World, by Rosario Giusti de Pérez and Ramón Pérez and published by ESRI Press.