in Database, Open Source GIS, Techniques on Jul 07, 2017
This is the final post in the simplification series. It reveals a new way to restore the congruent fit of a polygon layer after it has been simplified.
in Database, Open Source GIS, Techniques on Jun 12, 2017
What is topology and why does it matter? This post continues to explore the complications of simplifying GIS data.
in Open Source GIS, Techniques on May 24, 2017
Efficiency and resolution go hand-in-hand. This post challenges the accepted best practice for simplifying vector graphics for use at smaller scales.
in Database, Open Source GIS, Techniques on May 08, 2017
How can a geometry be invalid? It sounds impossible but it can happen. Fortunately, invalidity is not at all fatal. Once you understand the problem, fixing it is easy.
in Database, Techniques on Mar 27, 2017
How can you change the symbol used to draw a feature on your map when a new record is written to a related table? A smart database can do that for you.
in Android, Techniques on Mar 13, 2017
Virtually all Android mobile devices have a a magnetic field sensor (or magnetometer). So why would developing a compass control be so challenging? Take a quick peek under the hood and find out.