I am new to Mapguide , working on it for my summer Internship.I have Installed it perfectly. Now the task is to load vector data and Raster data in map Guide (mainly have to load *.shp files and *.tif files). I have find not much resource that provide exact steps. Also I don't know where to put data files ? In Repository or somewhere else ? How to link these file ? Can any one help me in this?
You can still use tiff and shp. How you use them in mapguide is via connectors/provider or data source.
This step should be quite well documented. Please refer to the manual for either maestro or mapguide.
By the way, here's a good start: