Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. WEb mapping is the process of designing, implementing, generating and delivering maps on the World Wide Web. WHile web mapping primarily deals with technological issues, web cartography additionally studies theoretic aspects: the use of web maps, the evaluation and optimization of techniques and workflows, the usability of web maps, social aspects, and more. WEb GIS is similar to web mapping but with an emphasis on analysis, processing of project specific geodata and exploratory aspects. OFten the terms web GIS and web mapping are used synonymously, even if they don''t mean exactly the same. IN fact, the border between web maps and web GIS is blurry. WEb maps are often a presentation media in web GIS and web maps are increasingly gaining analytical capabilities. A Special case of web maps are mobile maps, displayed on mobile computing devices, such as mobile phones, smart phones, PDAs, GPS and other device.