QGIS Features I long for while using ArcGIS
(aka Features that ArcGIS Desktop users might not know that exists) From time to time, I read articles comparing ArcGIS vs QGIS. Since many of those articles are created from an ArcGIS user point of view, they invariably lead to biased observations on QGIS lack of features. It’s time for a QGIS user perspective, so bare with me on this (a bit) long, totally and openly biased post. "Hello, my name is Alexandre, and I have been using.
Open Source, why?
During my professional and personal life, I have worked with much different software, with all kinds of licenses. Most of them would be proprietary, closed and / or commercial code. So why devote my time and learning “exclusively” to Open Source? Without going into detail about the differences between open source software and free software, there are several reasons why FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) interest me. The first is obviously freedom.
The blog “GIS Unchained” have borne devoid of any grandiose aspirations. The main objective will be to register my experiences with Open Source software while addressing challenges related to geographic information systems (GIS), spatial analysis, cartography and everything else that it might entail. Following the same principle of openness and sharing of the open source, I hope that these records can help others who, like me, “venture” into this world.