[OSGeo-Discuss] Steps To Creating A Simple Vector Based GIS (Using FOSS...Of Course)
ravivundavalli at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 4 21:54:09 PDT 2007
Well, all the Open Source GIS, like GRASS, Qgis, OpqnJUMP etc have their code for download. GRASS has a programmers guide (or of sorts).. will it not be of help.
Landon Blake <lblake at ksninc.com> wrote: I was wondering if there was a good tutorial or article about creating a simple vector-based GIS using FOSS? I dont want something too software specific. Im really looking for something that covers the basic principles.
Im starting a new vector-based GIS for a volunteer group and I was hoping to find some vendor-neutral material in this area. Ive been using the Designing Geodatabases: Case Studies in GIS Data Modeling Book by ESRI when I decided it would be nice to have a tutorial for people who decide to design their first GIS outside of ESRIs world.
I made an outline for such a document or tutorial which you can find here:
I thought that I would try to review other material on the subject, if there was any, before I write the article.
I appreciate any references or suggestions.
Landon (A.K.A. The Sunburned Surveyor)
P.S. Im going to shoot this off to the Geowanking list as well.
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