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...

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...

Join European Space Agency App Camp

The ESA App Camp is inviting developers to Barcelona from 25 Feb - 3 Mar 2015 for an event set to culminate in an...

Open Data for training your Remote Sensing AI

Within the first year of making Landsat data publicly available on their cloud services platform, Amazon had logged over a billion requests for the...

Compromising creativity for user friendliness in ArcGIS

The ArcGIS innovations of Story Maps and Open Data sites are becoming a popular mainstay in organizational methods to display geographic data. They utilize sleek,...

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...

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...

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...

Open Source GeoDev: Why should you care to work on Open Source projects!

The Power of Open Source In December last year, WIRED ran a cover story titled “Open Source Software Went Nuclear This Year”, ending the article...

Tube Heartbeat: Visualising London’s pulse

Public transportation data can reveal a lot about a city and is tremendously useful if you are an urban planner looking to understand the city's...

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...

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...
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Top 5 most interesting Esri DevSummit videos

The most recent Esri DevSummit took place from March 7-10 in Palm Springs. The DevSummit in general is geared at web developers who work...

Nokia’s HERE maps opens a new self-service portal for developers

Nokia launched its new mapping self-service portal for their-party developers. Although HERE API offer a lot of great features, before now developers had to...

Intermediate Python Programming with “ArcGIS Blueprints” – book review

“ArcGIS Blueprints” is a book for ArcGIS Desktop programmers who want to improve their Python programming skills and look beyond Python scripting. Whereas the...

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