Posts tagged as QGIS

How to publish a layered web map with open source software

This article shows how a web-based GIS provides a platform to distribute beekeeping suitability information to beekeeping industry stakeholders in the Amathole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, and how the authors set out to build the platform. It provides a low-cost method of disseminating geospatial information. The beekeeping suitability maps of […]

Server certified as official OGC reference implementation

The QGIS Server has been certified as a compliant WMS 1.3 server against the OGC certification platform, and moreover, is considered as a reference implementation. This is the first step on the organisation’s roadmap to having a fast, compliant and reliable web map server that is straightforward to publish to from a classical QGIS project. […]

Open source GIS user group kicks off in Gauteng

  The recently established South African QGIS User Group met for the first time in Gauteng on 25 November 2016, following the group’s Western Cape branch meeting two weeks prior. Convening at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR) offices in Pretoria, most of the members were drawn from academia and government departments. QGIS […]