Shape File Reader: Read vectorial data from geographic shape files

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This class is meant to read vectorial information from shape files in the SHP format.

The SHP file format is an open standard for storing vectorial information that is used to distribute geographical information. Plenty of commercial and open source applications are able to read from it.

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Shape files in the SHP format are files that contain vectorial information often used to describe the shape of regions of the world.

The information contained in shape files can be useful to render graphics of regions.

This class is capable of extracting the information from a SHP file, so it can be used for rendering maps of regions using PHP graphic drawing extensions.

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Accessible without login Plain text file example.php Doc. A brief example of how to fetch the SHP's content
Plain text file Class ShapeFile class

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Very good class.
9 years ago (Andreas Douvalis)
The example file gives error.
13 years ago (Sasa Stankovic)
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