An outsider overview of #sotm13

Last weekend I was in Birmingham for the StateOfTheMap, to learn how we could be more involved in OSM in a number of projects we have down the line. Although I’m a casual mapper and I did know some things about OSM and its core technologies, this was my first in-depth immersion into that world. […]

How gvSIG MapControl works: flow of control

Within gvSIG design, MapControl is one of the core components. Its main responsibility is to allow users to interact with a map of layers (zoom in/out, edit geometries, …). That goal is achieved through two concrete tasks: Route the user actions to the proper tool which will execute it. Manage the drawing of the layers. This […]

I’m not such a fan of comparatives to rank things. But I find them useful to know your pros and cons, or at least to know how the surrounding community perceive your product. While having a coffee today I found this article on gis @ stackexchange: QGIS and gvSIG comparison. Made me happy than 2 out […]

How gvsig manages the snappers

Last week I paired together with Francisco Puga to review the status of opencadtools. As Fran is doing a great work in preparing the integration of opencadtools as default CAD tools in gvSIG, I wanted to know first hand how it was going. iCarto and Cartolab were kind enough to sponsor this pairing session. One of […]

gvSIG codesprint in A Coruña: a personal summary

As you may know, iCarto and Cartolab have hosted a gvSIG codesprint at the nice city of A Coruña. iCarto was kind enough to support my attendance to the event to work on gvsig, navtable & navtableforms. Find below some comments on my personal experience. Some general impressions on the event It’s great to see […]

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