[OSGeo-Edu] Mapping Your Data: Open Tools Serving Open Data

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Mon Mar 19 09:40:16 EDT 2007

Yesterday, I put together a 4 minute video demonstrating how to load GIS
data into QGIS, style it according to an attribute value, export to a
mapfile, and serve via MapServer to OpenLayers. 

You can view the video online at:


(Requires Flash.)

The wiki page that goes along with it is at:


I think this falls under the umbrella of: 

creating curricula to teach skills necessary for people to actively
participate in supported OSGeo software and data projects. 
  -- http://www.osgeo.org/education

Is this the kind of thing the education committee has interest in
creating and maintaining? What is the best way to associate this
material with the project? 

Christopher Schmidt

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