This article presents a rough idea of how one might mimic a non-contiguous cartogram using QGIS.
With the utility of R, many popular statistical procedures and more advanced analyses, including a variety of simulation applications, can be applied directly within GIS tools such as QGIS.
To get the most out of QGIS it’s not enough to simply know how to write the lines of code you need, and how to integrate with other exciting tools but rather, the more control you have over a tool like QGIS, the more you’ll be able to visualize and explore your ideas.
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 […]
If you have a CSV formatted file containing addresses, you can take advantage of QGIS to map out those addresses. This article contains step by step instructions for geocoding addresses using QGIS.
Discover Spatial is offering a free five lesson QGIS video tutorial. Aimed towards those interested in learning more about this open source GIS software, the tutorials cover the following areas: Why QGIS?, Identifying the main elements of the QGIS interface, Loading Shapefiles, Creating a map, Advanced styling techniques, Classifying vector data, Preparing a map for export & […]
Learn how to use Python to create dynamic maps in QGIS with this free preview chapter of QGIS Python Programming CookBook. With 140 short, reusable recipes to automate geospatial processes in QGIS, the QGIS Python Programming CookBook teaches readers how to use Python and QGIS to create and transform data, produce appealing GIS visualizations, and build […]