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Using ArcGIS for your GIS data and analytical needs? Listed here are ArcGIS tips and tricks provided by fellow users. Do you have an ArcGIS or QGIS tip or trick? Submit yours here. General ArcGIS Tips ArcGIS can crash unexpectedly. Save often. Improve the start time for ArcGIS ArcMap by changing the default address locators. [...]
An open source application by definition is software that you can freely access and modify the source code for. Open source projects typically are worked on by a community of volunteer programmers. Open source GIS programs are based on different base programming languages. Three main groups of open source GIS (outside of web GIS) in [...]
For those of you still sitting on the fence about developing some hands on experience with the open source GIS platform Quantum GIS, or QGIS as it is more commonly know, here are five very strong reasons to start this Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) now.
Anita Graser provides an introduction to the desktop, web, and mobile capabilities of the open source GIS software, QGIS in this guest article. A GIS specialist with the Austrian Institute of Technology, Anita Graser also writes about open source GIS topics on her blog, “Free and Open Source GIS Ramblings”. The Quantum GIS [...]
GRASS GIS 6.4.2 has been released by the GRASS development team. GRASS GIS is an open source GIS software package. Over 770 updates are included in this new stable release. What’s new with the release of GRASS GIS 6.4.2? The new wxPython graphical user interface (wxGUI) has been updated with many new features and tools. Python [...]