[Live-demo] Image for the GDAL overview

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Sat Feb 26 19:20:05 PST 2011

On 02/26/2011 06:35 PM, Hamish wrote:
>>> Cameron wrote:
>>>> I'm also toying with creating a wordle image of
>>>> the words.
>>>> http://www.wordle.net/
>> Hamish:
>>> that's a great idea.
>>> maybe a dark/light red image on top with GDAL words.
>>> with dark/light blue image directly below with OGR
>>> words.
> ...
>> hmm, the wordle site doesn't let you specify frequency,
> yes, it does, on the "advanced" page.
> grep -v '^#' format_freq.dat | tr '|' ':' > format_freq.prn
> split up into two gdal and ogr files, then paste format_freq.prn
> into   http://www.wordle.net/advanced
> well at this point I need to have java installed, but that's on
> another machine. over to you...
> if someone normalizes/caps the number of hits for generic format
> names I can easily calc red/blue hex colors to attach them to
> the "weighted words with hex colors" advanced option.
> Hamish
If you've got the data, I've been using a Processing based program
called wordcram to create clouds very similar to wordle. The advantage
is it's easy to specify the output format and size. The tricky part is
picking colors and fonts.


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