Learning GIS Programming: What is your favourite way to learn coding?

Every once in a while, there is an article on Flipboard or some social site highlighting the top ten reasons to learn coding or...

Learning GIS programming: An overview

The diversity of programming languages and tools being used in GIS (in general in the Geospatial industry) today is truly staggering. Depending on what...

GIS Programming: Languages breakdown

A while back, I wrote a post on Learning GIS Programming, giving an overview of the different programming languages being used in GIS. A...

JavaScript for Geospatial applications: An Overview

JavaScript has formed a strong relationship with the Geospatial world (WebGIS, et.al) in a manner that is reminiscent of the relationship between Python and...

PathSense – new location API without GPS and battery drain

Recently I come around an interesting start-up called PathSense. It promises a precise positioning for location-based apps with 90% less battery drain compared to GPS...

Google ditches Google Earth API due to security reasons

Six years ago Google introduced Google Maps API. It allowed third parties to build 3D tools on the top of Google Earth. Last week Google announced that...

JavaScript for Geospatial: Getting Started

JavaScript is constantly ranked as the numbero-uno programming language by several organizations and research groups including our own open-data survey "What is your favourite...

The new Google Maps Roads API comes with a Map Matching feature

Most high-end cars these days come with an inbuilt Personal Navigation Device (PND) but that number is still small and while PNDs might not...

Flow mapping finally available in ArcGIS Online

If you have ever faced the challenge of visualizing a flow of things on the map, you know that it’s not an easy task....

What’s trending on OpenStreetMap?

Ever wanted to know what's trending on OpenStreetMap? Looks like there is an easy way to find out the answer to that question! Researchers...

Google Earth Enterprise is now Open Source

All the 470,000+ lines of code behind Google Earth Enterprise (GEE) are now available on GitHub under an Apache 2 license. Apache 2 essentially...

Safe Software’s Ultimate Guide to CAD & GIS Integration

Professionals working with CAD or GIS often have different approaches to problem solving; they often come from different academic and working backgrounds. With an...

Esri Developer Sweepstakes: 5 Years of Geoawesomeness

If you are a developer or an aspiring developer, you are probably going to love this sweepstake from Esri! As part of the 5...

All the “Location & Maps” projects that Google has open sourced

Google's open source code has a new home - opensource.google.com. Open Source has been at the core of Google since its beginning, and the company is...

Massive Parallel Geospatial Computation with Xeon Phi

 Intel Xeon Phi and Geospatial Computation: 2013 was a very exciting year for the people, interested in high performance computing. With the release of Xeon...

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