Archive for the ‘GIS[en]’ Category

GRASS officially part of OSGeo

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Today, GRASS was approved as OSGeo project. (17:07:11) TylerM: Board meeting starting --- (17:07:15) TylerM: Tyler secretary (17:07:22) TylerM: Meeting agenda: (17:07:24) sigq: Title: Thirty Third Board Meeting - OSGEO (at (17:07:35) TylerM: * Review last meeting minutes: (17:07:36) sigq: Title: Thirty Second Board Meeting - OSGEO (at (17:08:18) TylerM: Frank moves ...

Thuban 1.2.1

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

Thuban 1.2.1 is released. I prepared some packages (available via Les-ejk's repository). Thuban is an Interactive Geographic Data Viewer with support for OGR and GDAL files. With Thuban it is also possible to prepare and edit MapServer mapfiles. What I'm personally missing is support for WMS and other OGC standards. However, with ...

GRASS 6.2.3

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Yesterday, GRASS 6.2.3 was released. Packages for Ubuntu are available in our repository.

Little GRASS hint: Running GRASS without “make install”

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

The problem Sometimes, I was just wondering, why there must be two versions of GRASS in my system, when I compile GRASS from source code: I have source code of GRASS in my /home/jachym/src/grass/grass6/ directory. Every time I download fresh updates and recompile, I have to run make install in order ...

New Ubuntu GIS repository

Monday, November 5th, 2007

You can add deb gutsy multiverse line into your /etc/apt/sources.list file. What is in there: * Qgis 0.9.0 -- from official QGIS downloads site * GDAL 1.4.2 Number of packages will slowly increase. Please let me know in case of any problems.

GIS Packages for Ubuntu – no longer necessary?

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Today, I upgraded my system to Ubuntu 7.10 "GutsyGibbon". I find out, that most of the GIS packages, I was providing are available in current repositories: * libgdal1-1.4.0 (version 1.4.1) * proj (version 4.5.0) * mapserver (version 4.10.3) * grass (version 6.2.2) * gpsbabel (version 1.3.3) only qgis is a bit older, because of the qgis ...

PyWPS 2.0.0

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

After a year of development, Python Web Processing Service (PyWPS) 2.0.0 is new stable release, which fixes number of bugs and instabilities in previous 1.0.0 version, as well as adds new functionality. PyWPS implements OGC Web Processing Service 0.4.0 standard. It is developed with native support for GRASS GIS, however, it can be used with ...

PyWPS and OpenLayers

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

This days, I'm playing around with OpenLayers. It is great map client, which can be used to display any type of web-distributed data, including WMS, WFS, MapServer, KML, Google or Yahoo maps, TileCache and many many others. Vector data are displayed using SVG, there is support for vector editing. There ...

New version of GRASS GIS

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

Two days ago, new version of GRASS GIS of number 6.2.2. came out. This is a bugfix release, so no major changes are there. For more, see announcement. You can already download fresh Ubuntu packages from Les-ejk's Ubuntu repository.


Monday, May 28th, 2007

GIS Manager GIS Manager has the same functionality, as in previous, Tcl/Tk-based GU. In GIS Manager, you can start all GRASS modules (nearly 350 now days), either from the menu on the top of the window, ...