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Google open-sourced its real-time localization and mapping library

Real-time Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is a critical component of all autonomous platforms, be it self-driving cars, drones or ... self-parking chairs (nope, not kidding);...

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...

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...

A peek inside Bing Maps API’s features, pricing structure and more

It has been a few months since Google Maps rather controversial pricing structure changes came into effect (Read: Insane, shocking, outrageous: Developers react to...

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...

Programming in ArcGIS with Python – A Beginners Guide

As a GIS analyst, you can raise your market value by learning to program. This is easier said than done: the possibilities can be...

“If Stripe is for payments and Twilio is for communications, Radar is for location.”...

Most apps that we use on a regular basis use location in one form or the other - weather, mobility, social media, camera, photos,...

Google’s Activity Recognition API is awesome but where are the apps?

Activity Recognition is one of the most interesting aspects of machine learning and contextual awareness. This is what makes our smart-devices truly "smart" and...

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...

Learn to analyze and map Geospatial Data in R with this online course

We all have read and heard about the “big data” revolution, and how it has completely transformed the way industries operate today. And when...

Data Observatory from CartoDB

Searching for Location data that is openly available for a particular region can be daunting task if you are not someone who knows where...

In this video tutorial you will learn step by step how to code your...

Coding web maps becomes one of the key skills to land a good job in the geo industry. With the large variety of different...

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....

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...

5 myths about coding web maps that make it look hard

It’s a great feeling when you’ve finally decided that you will learn how code your first web map! You’re excited and ready to get...

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