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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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TileMill: Open Source Mapping Now for Windows

TileMill can now be used natively in Windows with the latest release.  The release of TileMill 0.9.0 also includes a new plugin system: “TileMill UI can now be extended and modified using standalone, JavaScript plugins.”  The new release also includes many fixes and updates including shipping with a desktop app client instead of requiring 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 […]