Where is Open Source GIS Going?

Mark Altaweel discusses the growth and direction of open source GIS tools and software in this opinion piece.

July 31, 2017

Open Source GIS and Freeware GIS Applications

An open source application by definition is software that you can freely access and modify the source code for. Open…

July 31, 2017

GIS News: Facebook Smartphone App Competition, gvSIG Code Sprint

The most recent geospatial industry news brings notice of a Facebook Competition by a SSTL to "develop innovative applications that…

July 11, 2013

GIS News: gvSIG conference materials online, Esri Map Book Volume 26 released

The geospatial industry roundup includes the release of videos and reports from the French gvSIG conference, GfK GeoMarketing's map of…

October 6, 2014

GIS News: Esri releases, Image of the Week from ESA

The roundup of geospatial news over the past week includes several software and data announcements from Esri, an image of…

May 19, 2019

GIS News: Use the GeoCloud for Free, New ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Release

The latest geospatial industry news involves an announcement from Esri on a new release of ArcGIS Explorer Desktop that includes…

August 2, 2013

GIS News: OGC's New Fee Structure, MapSuite 5.0, Geospatial Conferences

Map Suite 5.0 has been released by ThinkGeo.  Features in the release include native TAB file support, the all-new map legend…

April 20, 2014

Today in GIS: gvSIG Italian Conference Reports, Strait of Bonifacio

Reports from the fourth annual Italian gvSIG conference are available. ESA's Earth from Space image of the week features the Strait…

December 30, 2013