Archive for the ‘GIS[en]’ Category

Invitation to new PyWPS development

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

It has been a while, since we've touched code base of PyWPS properly. We were focused on fixing of reported issues, which were usually not that big. For most people it seemed, that PyWPS was just working silently somewhere at the server and doing it's job. But time has moved and ...

INSPIRE view services – why it sucks

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Yah, several years, we know about INSPIRE principals. Where ever I was going, I was telling people, how great the life is gonna be: everybody will share the data on the same basis - holy Web Mapping Service 1.3.0 will work literally everywhere. There is common and agreed set of ...

WFS 2.0 Client: slowly approaching

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

During last days, I was working on Proxy4ows implementation of something, which can be called OWS2WMS proxy. It now uses MapServer and OWSLib from GeoPython suite. The GUI is of course provided by HSLayers. Today, after hacking around proxy4ows, owslib and HSLayers, finally saw some GetCapabilities parsed from WFS 2.0 ...

Open Source software in Public Administration: OSEPA

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Last day, I was at the workshop. This is the presentation, I had. http://www.slideshare.net/jachym/free-and-open-source-gis

MapServer as WFS 1.1.0 client: Not suitable

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Last weeks I was playing with MapServer and it's support for WFS 1.1.0 client. MapServer is great peace of software, which does everything I ever needed. However, it looks like WFS 1.1.0 client implementation is at the edge of interest of the MapServer developers. Conclusion for MapServer, acting as WFS ...

WFS 1.1 and axis orientation: where is this written

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Last months, I'm working on Proxy4OWS project, which is Python script, converting automatically WFS and WCS services into WMS. In such way, we are able use our WMS client for display list of "layers" to the user and we are also able to display those layers in the web browser. Problem ...

FOSS4G-CEE & Geoinformatics 2012 Announcement

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

FOSS4G-CEE & Geoinformatics is an international conference addressing geospatial technologies developed by or relevant to the Open Source community in Central and Eastern Europe. It will be held from 21sttill 23rd May 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic. The conference should bring the spirit of global FOSS4G event to our region. This year, ...

Temporal OWS Services

Monday, June 27th, 2011

This days (and months), I'm working on displaying various OWS services (OGC WMS, WCS and WFS at the beginning, slowly moving to SOS, ...) inside the Web Geoportal application. As you might know, we are using (and developing) HSLayers for your mapping purposes. It is OpenLayers- and ExtJS-based JavaScript Mapping framework. ...

First version of Czech INSPIRE Portal

Friday, February 18th, 2011

I'm happy to announce, that last month, first version of INSPIRE Geoportal for Czech republic was launched. We (HS-RS) are providing the portal with Mapping client and metadata (client and server). For the mapping part, HSLayers (derivate of OpenLayers) is used, which development was speeded up during last months. However, ...

Video about QGIS & GRASS & PyWPS

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Soeren made great video about his work, he wrote PyWPS-GRASS modules bridge and in the video, the WPS client demonstrates the connection.