Latest Posts in Open Source

Dean Hintz
March 17, 2021 • 11 min

By utilizing open standards, users can choose best of breed tools for each application and move data between them with open methods. See where the OGC fits in to all of this, and l...

Tiana Warner
September 9, 2014 • 7 min

As a software developer, coding something that’s already been designed, implemented, and optimized is a pretty gigantic waste of time. Open source libraries help developers avoid...

Tiana Warner
August 1, 2014 • 3 min

Where do cats go when they’re outside all day and night? What do they do? How do they entertain themselves? Is there a secret cat meeting place in every major city? When Safers f...

Tiana Warner
April 25, 2014 • 7 min

Mapnik is a free, open source toolkit that takes vector and raster spatial data and renders it into a beautiful image. As of FME 2014, FME and Mapnik have been brought together to...

Tiana Warner
April 9, 2014 • 10 min

Data integration means combining information from various sources into something useful. It’s about efficiently managing data and making it available to those who need it.

Stewart Harper
September 15, 2011 • 4 min

Recently I attended the Dreamforce conference in San-Francisco, a fantastic conference with over 40,000 people in attendance (it felt like I was back on the London Underground at t...

Paul Nalos
June 6, 2011 • 3 min

Last September, I talked about some of the major recent additions to PostGIS, focusing on support for curves and a round-earth model. Now, with PostGIS 2.0 perhaps only a few month...

Stewart Harper
April 20, 2011 • 3 min

The U.S. National Broadband Map must be one of the most ambitious web mapping projects ever undertaken. For those unaware of the project it allows users to search broadband availab...
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