Podcast

This one went on quite a bit longer than I expected - almost an hour. It covers prepping data for Fusion Tables, uploading and styling the layer, adding the layer to our map, and performing a spatial query via the Fusion

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Google Earth API Integration via GeoWebCache

If you are local to the Mecklenburg County NC area and use our GeoPortal a lot, you might have noticed something new lately. If you have the Google Earth API installed, you get this in your list of overlays: Should you

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Podcast

For this podcast series, we’ll be building a web site with map, geocoding, choropleth mapping, and point in polygon operation from scratch using HTML5 Boilerplate, jQuery, the Google Maps API, and Google Fusion Tables. W

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Rotating Wallpaper in Gnome 3 With Python

And now for one of those things that will interest only me - a little python script to rotate wallpaper images from a directory in Gnome 3 (for Gnome Shell or Unity in Ubuntu 11.10). Note: Updated with suggestion from Pa

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Pencil for GUI Prototyping

No, not that kind of pencil. This kind of Pencil. I had to make a quick mockup for a project proposal recently. Quick as in I heard about the project at 10:00am and had the project proposal out the door by 3:00pm (and I

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Podcast

GeoKettle 2.0 RC-1

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GeoPortal v2.2 is Out

GeoPortal v2.2 is out - get it while it’s hawt. What’s new in GeoPortal v2.2? Glad you asked. Rearranged, prettied, a gutter on the right for scrolling the page, and controls made for fingers. Updated with the latest

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Drag and Drop File Upload and Processing via File API

Here’s one way you could go about the drag and drop file upload and parsing for coordinates ala ArcGIS Online. Note: You must view the demo page from a web server - file:// won’t work. Other helpful links:http://www.theb

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Metadata Navigator 2.1

Metadata Navigator 2.1. Now with less suck. Quite a while back I made a tiny metadata viewer that had but a single purpose - show metadata in such a way that I can take ArcIMS Metadata Explorer out back and shoot it. In

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Fix Busted Google Earth in Ubuntu 11.04

Apparently this bug doesn’t get everybody, but it smacked me right across the chops. [crayon lang=”default”] Google Earth has caught signal 11. We apologize for the inconvenience, but Google Earth has crashed. This is a

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