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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