Announcing the Extended GeoPackage QGIS Plugin

Migrating a project from ESRI (or another) software to QGIS is a common challenge in the GIS world. With the OWS_Context Geopackage extension and the qgpkg plugin, we hope to address this challenge, at the same time that we promote the adoption of this standard by the overall GIS community.

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FOSS4G Argentina (Buenos Aires)

This year I had the privilege to go to the FOSS4G Argentina, which took place on the IGN of Buenos Aires. What can I tell you of Argentina that you don't already know. https://www.instagram.com/p/BD1thIpqcTI Meat paradise. But I didn't go there only for the meat. We...

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GeoNetwork from Scratch IIb : Attack of the IDEs

In the previous post of this series my colleague Maria show you how to setup GeoNetwork 3 in Eclipse IDE. If you’re a user of IntelliJ IDE, start working with GeoNetwork is really easy. You only need to checkout GeoNetwork from GitHub: $ git...

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FOSS4G Developer Award

Thomas Bonfort Receives FOSS4G Developer Award Thomas Bonfort was honored with the inaugural FOSS4G Developer Award, sponsored by GeoCat, during the FOSS4G 2015 conference in Seoul, South Korea. Attendees of the FOSS4G-Seoul event placed votes for the best developer,...

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Bike thefts and police stations… part 2

I was triggered by a question at this blog http://menwhostareatmaps.com/?p=48: "How can I locate all police stations in the netherlands?" My first thought was why not check INSPIRE, they should have it and you'd have them for the whole of europe... But why not do an...

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