5/31/2011An overview of the Quantum     GIS Desktop GIS           Jo Cook
Talk Overview•  Project Background•  Resources•  Integration with Open Source Stack•  Connecting to Data•  Styling•  Carto...
Project Background• Started in 2002 (Happy 10th Birthday QGIS)• Became an OSGeo project in 2008• Fully cross-platform- Win...
Resources•                Commercial Support                                     Training Courses    Text Book
Stack Integration: WMS
Stack Integration: Database
Styling                     WMS takes styling                     from serverPostGISconnections styledby end-user
Printing                      Export simple imagesHave multiple printlayouts per Project
Analytical Capabilities: Basic
Analytical Capabilities: Advanced
PluginsTime Manager               Mapserver Export
Thank You!             www.qgis.org
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Intro to Quantum GIS Desktop GIS

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A quick guide to the basic capabilities of the Quantum GIS dekstop GIS package. Just an emergency set of screenshots in case my live demo didn't work!

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Intro to Quantum GIS Desktop GIS

  1. 1. 5/31/2011An overview of the Quantum GIS Desktop GIS Jo Cook
  2. 2. Talk Overview• Project Background• Resources• Integration with Open Source Stack• Connecting to Data• Styling• Cartography/Printing• Analytical Capabilities• Plugins
  3. 3. Project Background• Started in 2002 (Happy 10th Birthday QGIS)• Became an OSGeo project in 2008• Fully cross-platform- Windows, Linux, Mac and soon mobile• Active community of users and developers• Regular release cycle- both “bleeding edge” and stable• Plugin architecture allows third-party extensions• Many companies offering commercial support
  4. 4. Resources• Commercial Support Training Courses Text Book
  5. 5. Stack Integration: WMS
  6. 6. Stack Integration: Database
  7. 7. Styling WMS takes styling from serverPostGISconnections styledby end-user
  8. 8. Printing Export simple imagesHave multiple printlayouts per Project
  9. 9. Analytical Capabilities: Basic
  10. 10. Analytical Capabilities: Advanced
  11. 11. PluginsTime Manager Mapserver Export
  12. 12. Thank You! www.qgis.org
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