[gdal-dev] Re: Pretty Much Off Topic: Development IDEs - Summary & Thanks.

Zoltan Szecsei zoltans at geograph.co.za
Thu Jun 3 09:19:38 EDT 2010

Hi All,

Big thanks to everyone who responded - very few came directly to me so 
there is no point doing a summary discussion as this thread is available 
to all on both lists..

Kind regards,

Zoltan Szecsei wrote:
> Cross posted with gdal-dev and ossim-developer
> Hi Everyone,
> Please indulge me in this slightly off topic question.
> As I have spent the last many years of my GIS life programming in a 
> (linux BASH-like) scripting language, I am somewhat out of date with 
> Linux development environments.
> I last programmed many years back, in C using Visual Studio 95 and 
> "flat C" on Linux command line - no fancy "make" or anything.
> I want to migrate my Linux based GIS workflows onto OpenSource 
> projects, using a mix of gdal/proj4/ossim and maybe GRASS - as the 
> need and mood grabs me.
> I have just loaded Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit as my platform, and ask if 
> anyone is willing to let me know what development environments they 
> program in.
> I'm looking to write graphical (over orthos/satelite images) 
> digitising routines, ie: display/edit/capture vectors on/in image 
> windows, catch mouse, keyboard and maybe joystick events. Maybe even 
> stereo (3D) capture too.
> I am not a fan of GUI data capture, so whilst this looks much like 
> reinventing the wheel, I don't think it is, and hence I am unlikely to 
> see the benefit of  "tacking onto" projects like QGIS etc.
> I'd be grateful to know what you guys use for programming. (I'll 
> probably stick with C as I have no experience with Java, Python or 
> other languages).
> Thanks in advance,
> Zoltan


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