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Quantum GIS Geographic Information System (GIS)

Of the best in the news of QGIS 3.X

It is interesting how Open Source initiatives have managed to sustain themselves in a stable manner and provide business opportunities for those who have an added value to contribute; while allowing the dedication to the core of the business knowing that the requirements will be covered by other specialists in their own. Among these models, my WordPress admiration deserves ...

All News from QGIS

This is a review article of all the news that happened in QGIS. In this update up to the 2.18 version. QGIS is today one of the greatest experiences of open source tools, with the potential to compete with privative software in a sustainable way. News from QGIS 2.18 'Las Palmas' This ...

Best QGIS Courses in Spanish

Taking a QGIS course is surely at the goal of many for this year. From open source programs, QGIS has become the most demanded solution, both by private companies and government organizations. So, even if you master ArcGIS or another tool, include it in your sheet ...

3 of the 27 changes of QGIS 2.18

When we are about to end the life of QGIS in 2.x versions, waiting for what will be QGIS 3.0, this page shows us what QGIS 2.18.11 includes 'Las Palmas' that was made official in the month of July of this year. QGIS currently has an interesting upturn in terms of new sponsors, formal companies that ...

QGIS, PostGIS, LADM - in the Course of Land Administration developed by IGAC

In the convergence of different initiatives, aspirations and challenges of Colombia to maintain leadership in the southern cone in geospatial matters, between the days 27 of July and 4 of August, the Center for Research and Development of Geographic Information - CIAF of the Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi will develop the Course: Application of the ISO 19152 standard ...

Migrating a 10 Geospatial Platform Years Later - Microstation Geographics - Oracle Spatial

Private free software

This is a common challenge for many Cadastral or Cartography projects, which at the time 2000-2010 integrated Microstation Geographics as a spatial data engine, considering reasons such as the following: Arc-node management was and continues to be extremely practical for cadastral projects . The DGN is an attractive alternative, considering its version in the same file, ...

QGIS 3.0 - How, when and what; it implies

Many of us are asking ourselves: when is QGIS 3.0 going to be released? Last year (2015) the project team began to investigate when and how QGIS 3.0 was to be released. They promised, according to an Anita Graser post, that they would clearly convey to the users and developers of their plans before ...

Qgis - Thematicize plots based on a field of the cadastral key

The Case: I have the parcels of a municipality, with a conformation of cadastral code in the following form: Department, Municipality, Sector, property. such that the nomenclature is composed as shown in the image: Example: 0313-0508-00059 The Need The situation is that I am interested in being able to thematize the plots based on the second chain, which is ...

Qgis - An example of best practices in the OpenSource model

Every time we sit down before a company or institution that wishes to implement a platform with a territorial management approach, accustomed to hearing many negative voices regarding OpenSource models, this question arises with slight variations. Who answers for QGIS? It seems to us responsible and very normal, that a decision maker seeks to support a ...

Comparison and Differences Between QGIS and ArcGIS

The friends of GISGeography.com have made an invaluable article in which they compare GQIS with ArcGIS, in nothing less than 27 topics. It is clear that the life of both platforms is abysmal, considering that the origins of QGIS can be traced back to 2002, just when the last stable version of ArcView 3x ... which already included ...

Import data from OpenStreetMap to QGIS

The amount of data that is in OpenStreetMap is really broad, and although it is not totally up to date, in most cases it is more accurate than data traditionally collected by means of cartographic sheets with 1 scale: 50,000. In QGIS it's great to load this layer as a background map such as the Google image ...

Open a GML file with QGIS and Microstation

The GML file is one of the formats highly appreciated by GIS developers and users, since apart from being a format supported and standardized by the OGC, it is highly functional for the transfer and exchange of data in web applications. The GML is an application of the XML language for geospatial purposes, its acronyms mean ...

Aula GEO, Online GIS Courses for Engineering, Cadastre and Surveying

AulaGEO is a new and innovative alternative of training, specialized courses oriented to Engineering, Cadastre and Topography. The courses attend an itinerary, which can be taken individually or together, as shown below. Of the most innovative aspects of AulaGEO, are: Custom Courses. They are designed in a modular way, such ...