Thursday, 02 October 2008
The 2008 FOSS4G conference has just officially closed today (well....apart from some workshops and code-sprints). On reflection, I personally found the conference extremely beneficial, both from communication and contacts, and learning what is new and great. So what did I learn?
The developers of these FOSS products we are using are really clever!
The OSGEO team is doing a fantastic job in the promotion of FOSS products
Bearing in mind that this is a developer's conference, there was a.....
Wednesday, 09 January 2008
We have directly or indirectly been involved in Web based GIS for quite a few years now, and it is quite interesting how the approach has changed over time. The early days saw the reliance on client based plugins and has slowly progressed to no reliance on client side plugins and virtually no reliance on server side solutions.
My first attempt at a webGIS was a custom built solution rendering maps in SVG which essentially served as a stepping stone until a reliable commercial pro.....