Tutorials Details

Patrick Cozzi edited this page May 23, 2014 · 21 revisions

Published Tutorials

Planned tutorials:

Beginner Tutorials

  • Cesium Up and Running @mramato
  • A simple representitive Cesium app
  • Imagery Layers - @pjcozzi
  • Terrain - @pjcozzi
  • Tiling imagery using free tools (commonly asked on the forum)
  • Billboards and Labels
  • Polygons, Polylines, and other specific geometries
  • Picking
  • Camera - @bagnell
  • Authoring CZML (not Cesium specific) - probably several
  • Using CZML in Cesium - probably several
  • KML
  • GeoJSON and TopoJSON
  • Importing Models - @pjcozzi
  • Widgets - probably several
  • Using Cesium with Dojo
  • Using Cesium with jQuery
  • Using Cesium with OWF
  • Materials - Fabric tutorial
  • Using Cesium with RequireJS
  • Deploying Cesium with IIS
  • Cesium for NASA World Wind Developers
  • Cesium for Google Earth Developers
  • Cesium for Google Maps Developers

Advanced Tutorials

Other Tutorials

  • Tutorials for building specific example apps
  • Using Cesium for specific domains
    • Space - viewing in LLVH and ICRF, ...
    • Geospatial - terrain, imagery, layers, image processing, vector data, ...
  • Performance best practices

TODO: The Sandcastle examples, architecture overview and reference documentation should link to the tutorials.

Writing Tips

  • Be representative, not exhaustive. Give readers specific examples, guiding principles, and a sense of what is possible. Don't feel the need to mention every function and property; that's what the reference documentation is for.
  • Be concise, direct, and friendly.
  • Tutorials are more informal and less comprehensive than in-depth guides.
  • General Outline