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How to Go from GIS Novice to Pro without Spending a Dime

How to Go from GIS Novice to Pro without Spending a Dime

I have only taken one formal course in GIS; however, I consider myself a confident practitioner of the software and am constantly learning more despite not having access to a costly software licenses for ArcGIS or similar desktop software. In order to enhance my GIS skills while transitioning from a […]

Maps and Cartography

Making Maps

Making Maps

The Chicago Tribune has a five-part series on making maps using PostGIS, TileMill, Mapnik and Google Maps.  Each part reviews one aspect of pulling together a complete online map with Google Maps as the base. The series covers: Less Interactivity Prepare your data with ogr2ogr and PostGIS Make it pretty with […]