Recent Geonews

Explore the power of ArcGIS Geodatabase

The geodatabase is the common data storage and management framework for ArcGIS. It combines “geo” (spatial data) with “database” (data repository) to create a central data repository for spatial data storage and management. It can be leveraged in desktop, server, or mobile environments and allows users to store GIS data in a central location for easy access and management.

Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases is a comprehensive and practical guide that is ideal for readers who are interested in learning about ArcGIS. The book is packed with real-world examples showcasing the use of ArcGIS Geodatabase to build mapping applications in web, desktop, and mobile. Readers will be comfortable with datasets, annotations, and relationship classes, making it easier to migrate from a legacy database to an ArcGIS geodatabase. This will help create a sturdy design that can sustain large edits and decrease maintenance.

This book is aimed at geospatial developers who want to work with ArcGIS geodatabases as well as manage them efiiciently. Having knowledge of building a geodatabase from scratch isn’t necessary. This book is ideal for those who want to use ArcGIS geodatabase for the first time, or for those who want to migrate from their existing legacy database to a geodatabase.

Batch Geonews: OpenStreetMap Contributions, QGIS Cloud, Google ‘The Cartographer’, O’Reilly Book, and much more

Here’s the latest geonews in batch mode.

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OpenLayers 3.0 Released

This is major news. The open source OpenLayers library is one of the most widely used web mapping software. After a complete overhaul of the venerable 2.x branch, OpenLayers 3.0 has been released.

From the announcement: “This release includes a ton of new features such as an easier to use API as well as improved vector rendering and image manipulation. [...]

While the new official website is much nicer and modern, I expect more content (e.g. documentation) in the future.

Batch Geonews: Google Drone Delivery, Galileo Satellites Failures, 100 New 3D Cities for Bing Maps, 1M NYC Buildings in OSM, and much more

Here’s the recent geonews in batch mode.

On the open source / open data front:

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Batch Geonews: WorldView-3 Launched, UK to Allow Autonomous Cars, ArcGIS Pro, MapBox GL, and much more

This is an unusually long edition of the geonews in batch mode, covering all of our Summer break.

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