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Interview with Carlos Quintanilla - QGIS

We spoke with Carlos Quintanilla, current president of the QGIS Association, who gave us his version about the increase in demand for professions related to geosciences, as well as what is expected of them in the future. It is no secret that many technology leaders in many fields -construction, engineering, and others-, “the…

TwinGEO 5th Edition - The Geospatial Perspective

THE GEOSPATIAL PERSPECTIVE This month we present Twingeo Magazine in its 5th Edition, continuing with the central theme of the previous "The Geospatial Perspective", and that is that there is a lot of cloth to cut regarding the future of geospatial technologies and the link between these in other industries of importance. We continue to ask questions that lead to ...

AulaGEO, the best course offer for Geo-engineering professionals

AulaGEO is a training proposal, based on the spectrum of Geo-engineering, with modular blocks in the Geospatial, Engineering and Operations sequence. The methodological design is based on "Expert Courses", focused on competencies; It means that they focus on practice, doing the tasks on practical cases, preferably a single project context and ...

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 way and provide business opportunities for those who have added value to contribute; while allowing dedication to the core of the business knowing that the requirements will be covered by other specialists in their business. Among these models, WordPress deserves my admiration, ...

All News from QGIS

This is a review article of all the news that happened in QGIS. At this moment updated to version 2.18. QGIS is today one of the largest open source tool experiences, with the potential to compete with proprietary software in a sustainable way. [nextpage title = "QGIS 2.18 Las Palmas"] News ...

Best QGIS Courses in Spanish

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

3 of the 27 changes of QGIS 2.18

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

Python: the language that geomatics should prioritize

Last year I was able to witness how my friend "Filiblu" had to put aside his Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming with which he felt quite comfortable, and roll up his sleeves learning Python from scratch, to develop an adaptation of the plugin "SIT Municipal" on QGIS. It is an application that has been remaining ...

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

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

Migrating a Geospatial platform 10 years later - Microstation Geographics - Oracle Spatial

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

QGIS 3.0 - How, when and what; it implies

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

Qgis - Thematize parcels based on a field of the cadastral key

The Case: I have the parcels of a municipality, with a cadastral key conformation 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 good practices in the OpenSource model

Every time we sit before a company or institution that wants 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 vouches 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 comparing GQIS with ArcGIS, on no less than 27 topics. It is clear that the life of both platforms is abysmal, considering that the origins of QGIS go back to 2002, just when the last stable version of ArcView 3x came out ... which already included ...

Import data from OpenStreetMap to QGIS

The amount of data in OpenStreetMap is really large, and although it is not fully updated, in most cases it is more accurate than data traditionally collected through cartographic sheets with a scale of 1: 50,000. In QGIS it's great to load this layer as a background map just like 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 acronym stands for ...