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WebMapping application using PostGIS, Geoserver and GeoExt – Part 1

Publish data for a WebMapping application using PostGIS and Geoserver

In this tutorial we will discover step by step how to Publish data for a WebMapping application using PostGIS and Geoserver. GeoServer allows you to display your spatial information to the world. Implementing the Web Map Service (WMS) standard, GeoServer can create maps in a variety of output formats. OpenLayers, a free mapping library, is integrated into GeoServer, making map ...

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How To Make A New Data Layer Using The Google Earth Interface

How To Make A New Data Layer Using The Google Earth Interface

This video shows you how to create a high resolution data layer of a specific feature of interest which would be suitable for use in a GIS project using Google Earth. This follows on from Tip #11 in this series, which showed how to transfer data layers between Google Earth and GIS projects. This video is presented by Dr Colin ...

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QGIS lesson : OpenStreetMap to production-ready map in minutes

QGIS lesson : OpenStreetMap to production-ready map in minutes

In this lesson I will show you how to download OSM data in QGIS and create a production-ready map in minutes using the QuickOSM plug-in. You will learn how to • Load in an OpenStreetMap layer • Download a .osm file of the area you want • Use QuickOSM plug-in to create your vector layers • Apply styles to your ...

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Convert OpenStreetMap data to Shapefiles (SHP)

Convert OpenStreetMap data to Shapefiles (SHP)

The community of geospatial information OpenStreetMap (OSM) is diverse and grows every day. Its contributors include map designers and map users, GIS professionals, engineers who control the servers, etc., working around the world The OpenStreetMap data servers’ organization allows you free access to a rich and permanently updated source of territorial spatial data. Besides its own community websites, there are ...

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OpenStreetMap to GPS

OpenStreetMap to GPS

How to import OpenStreetMap to a Garmin GPS unit using mkgps on a windows machine. Also how to import ready made OSM snapshots to a GPS

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Creating Custom HTML Elements for Maps

Creating Custom HTML Elements for Maps

Maps appear all over the web but the core structural language of the webHTMLdoes not natively support them. Adding dynamic or interactive maps to a web page or web application can involve complex JavaScript code that is difficult to reuse between contexts. Web developers are starting to have opportunities to change this. Some newer web development frameworks are designed to ...

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GIS with Google Earth and Google Maps

GIS with Google Earth and Google Maps

Building a robust interactive map with a lot of data involves more than just adding a few placemarks. We’ll talk about integrating with existing GIS software, importing data from shapefiles and other formats, map projections, and techniques for managing, analyzing, and rendering large datasets.

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