Category: Mapping

What is better: a map or a picture?

I was reading an article entitled “China, the megalopolis of 110 million inhabitants that impresses the world” on a popular online journal (see article) and after a dozen…

Pixel Map Generator

The co-founder of webkid.io and interactive developer Moritz Klack recently shared a tweet about the Pixel Map Generator which is a nice addition to my recent “comparison” of…

CSV to HTML 101 webmap

Alright, away from python scripting, I want to share a small tool CSV to HTML 101 with you, guys. I used VB.NET to develop it in order to help…

Routing in QGIS… with OSM

Routing with Google is quite cool as the database/network is probably the best currently available. But the terms of services limit the possible usage. So what about OpenStreetMap?…

new word-based coordinate system

A few days ago I saw an announcement about what3words, a new startup which claims to have invented the simplest way to communicate a location. This statement forced…

Happy B-Day QGIS2leaf

When I started to work on QGIS2leaf about one year ago it was a nice idea and my first real dive into Python programming and using the possibilities…