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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 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 […]

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GIS on the Mac

GIS on the Mac

There are a few software packages and configuration options for those Macintosh users that are interested in running GIS software on their computers.  One of the most popular options for running GIS softly directly on within the Macintosh OS environment is QGIS, known formally as Quantum GIS, a free and […]

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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 […]