Category: Software

  • Accessing data in Python

    In the following, you can find articles on how to access the most common data types from Python Most examples will be using Google Colab, but the notebooks are shared on GitHub, so you can download them from there and use them in any Python Notebook environment. At the end of the day, Python mainly […]

  • The basic approach is here that you have a URL (Web address) that points to the location of some geospatial data file. Always be careful when opening data from the internet, although I have not yet heard about any weaknesses in QGIS being exploited. The most common files that can be opened directly from a […]

  • Configuring QGIS

    QGIS has a lot of options to customize how it looks and feels. It can therefore sometimes be difficult to follow instructions/demos if it all looks different. There are three main areas you need to be aware of: You can also watch my QGIS UI issues

  • QGIS panels

    One of the key areas where people modify their QGIS setup is which panels are used and where they are placed. The key panels in QGIS are the layer panel (1), and the browser panel (2), but also the layer styling panel (3) is commonly used Here Panel 1 and 2 are docked, i.e. attached […]

  • QGIS has an, in many ways, recommendable approach to language. By default, it uses the language of the system it is running on. However, many learning resources are in English, so it is probably easiest to learn QGIS by changing its language to English. For demonstration purposes, I will here change the user interface from […]

  • ArcGIS Pro insterlation


  • Under the hood of QGIS

    in this section, we will look a bit closer at the version numbers of QGIS and the main libraries that are included in QGIS This section is mainly if you are intent to be a long-term user of QGIS and want some basic understanding of what is described in the other bug notices and workarounds […]

  • Data collection apps

    These are apps including web and mobile-based apps for data collection both private and crowd-based. Web-based Mobile-based

  • These are apps that although many of them can process spatial data primarily are useful for processing and visualisation of non-spatial data

  • Web based Tecnologies

    These are apps/environments that enable you to create interactive web-based geospatial experiences.