Having some competence in programming has become a critical requirement for many geospatial positions. So which languages should you learn for GIS programming?
Find resources to web sites about Python scripting to use in GIS. Learn how to use Python to expand your geographic information system. Esri uses Python as its scripting language for ArcGIS and the language can be found in many open source GIS applications. Also see: Learning Programming for GIS for general […]
Esri Press has released a book for experienced users of ArcGIS to develop their programming skills using Python without the need for prior programming experience. Called Python Scripting for ArcGIS, the book assumes readers have an existing familiarity with ArcGIS and general geospatial concepts. From Esri: Key topics in this […]
Programmers will often try to create consistencies in how spatial locations are understood in order to stream line programming. Two separate posts have been published, picking apart some of the falsehoods found in computer programs that deal with geography. The first post is a list by Matthias Wiesmann published a couple […]
Guide to resources to learning C and C++ with an emphasis on spatial information. Find applications based on C and C++ as well as code snippets and tutorials. EDBS Reader A free (GPLed) reader software for the EDBS format has been released: EDBS_extra 2.0. This open source utility is written […]