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Is there a good manual or user guide available for OSM?

asked 12 Aug '15, 16:15

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OSM consists of various things: mapping, rendering, serving tiles, geocoding, routing, extracting/processing/displaying certain data. Is there any specific area you are interested in?

(12 Aug '15, 18:55) scai ♦

Yes, try the following:

Beginners Guide


Video tutorials

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answered 12 Aug '15, 16:49

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There are a couple of printed books available on openstreetmap one by Frederik Ramm/Jochen Topf and another by Johanthon Bennet. Your local library may have one or google them. I also found that Steve Coast ( he dreamt up OSM ) may do one. and there is a pdf as well. I guess the wiki as the most up to date info but the books may be easier to read. see these links https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/237731198/the-book-of-openstreetmap http://en.flossmanuals.net/_booki/openstreetmap/openstreetmap.pdf https://povesham.wordpress.com/2011/03/23/review-of-openstreetmap-books/

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answered 12 Aug '15, 21:06

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edited 13 Aug '15, 15:19

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