Category Archives: gis

Put Planet Geospatial to Work for You

I’m happy to see that James has decided keep Planet Geospatial going. It’s been one of the more consistently valuable resources in the community since its inception and it’s good that it will continue. While I’m looking forward to seeing … Continue reading

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SpatiaLite for Android Available

On what seems to be turning into SpatiaLite Monday, Sandro Furieri also announced on the SpatiaLite Google Group the availability of a stable version of SpatiaLite for Android. I am happy to see that this version was developed and contributed … Continue reading

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SpatiaLite 4.0 Released

It looks like it was a busy weekend for Sandro Furieri and the rest of the SpatiaLite team as version 4.0 was announced on Sunday. There are a number of changes, so it’s best to catch up on them before … Continue reading

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The Biggest News You May Have Missed…

In case you missed it, this tweet floated across the Twitters last week: Blogged: TileMill Connect – Open Mxd Documents in @mapbox TileMill http://t.co/hDicr4z0 — Arc2Earth (@Arc2Earth) November 15, 2012 Yes, the team at Arc2Earth is apparently working on a … Continue reading

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Personal Geospatial Workflows

I’ve had a couple of people ask me recently about the geospatial tools I use. Year-over-year, that answer changes but here’s how I answer that right now: As a Federal contractor, I spend a lot of time working with the … Continue reading

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Wilson Center to Discuss FCC National Broadband Map

One of the most compelling recent success stories for open-source geospatial tools in the Federal Government has been the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) National Broadband Map initiative. It has been a very visible example of the stability, scalability, flexibility, and … Continue reading

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Cutting Tiles for ArcGIS Server Using TileMill

There’s been a lot of talk about TileMill and CartoCSS lately, with good cause. TileMill makes it very easy generate beautiful map tiles using the Mapnik engine and CartoCSS provides a familiar method to author the cartographic representation of spatial … Continue reading

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