ESRI’s File Based Geodatabase and QGIS

With QGIS 3.28.1 being released you get this one new thing that I thought I’d never see. Way back in June (2022) this popped up on twitter: Yes – GDAL 3.6 would have the ability to edit ESRI File Based Geodatabases. Back in 2014 GDAL gained the ability to...
Beck Knob Project

Beck Knob Project

If I ever had to stand behind one thing I’ve learned as a business and working in Geo – there is no end to free work. A few years ago I had to do a hard stop on volunteer projects and settle on one a year. That one can be one week in length. It can be 6...

QGIS Support Redux

Back to QGIS ramblings. I mentioned in a previous blog post I was doing QGIS support specifically for one company but in reality it’s been about every client where I install QGIS. The one company turned into a retainer where I tested the waters of “can I...

The TN 911 Project

So next week is the TN GIS meeting at Montgomery Bell State Park. Which will be the first conference I’ve walked into in 2 years and 2 months. I’m doing two things while I’m there – well three: Walk a lot Teach an OSM workshop Give a talk on...
Exploring QGIS April 27th-28th 2022

Exploring QGIS April 27th-28th 2022

So NRGS has a Exploring QGIS class coming up on April 27th and 28th of 2022. This is a gentle introduction to the the best FOSS4G desktop software you’ll ever use. Here’s how it’s going to go: Software: QGIS 3.22 Location: Virtual Dates: April 27th...
QGIS, 3DEP, and You

QGIS, 3DEP, and You

I did a demo the other day for some foresters and I almost wanted to walk into traffic by the end of it. Not because of anything with QGIS and LiDAR – but I think I finally got “Virtual Fatigue”. Part of the demo worked amazingly well. If...