Category: Others

10 October 2017

Undo Redo stack is back QGIS Transaction groups

Let’s keep on looking at what we did in QGIS.org grant application of early 2017 spring. At Oslandia, we use a lot the transaction groups option of QGIS. It was an experimental feature in QGIS 2.X allowing to open only one common Postgres transaction for all layers sharing the same connection string. When activated, that option will bring
7 October 2017

Refresh your maps FROM postgreSQL !

Continuing our love story with PostgreSQL and QGIS, we asked QGIS.org a grant application during early 2017 spring. The idea was to take benefit of very advanced PostgreSQL features, that probably never were used in a Desktop GIS client before. Today, let’s see what we can do with the PostgreSQL NOTIFY feature! Ever dreamt of being able to
4 October 2017

Oslandia is baking some awesome QGIS 3 new features

QGIS 3.0 is now getting closer and closer, it’s the right moment to write about some major refactor and new features we have been baking at Oslandia. A quick word about the release calendar, you probably felt like QGIS 3 freeze was expected for the end of August, didn’t you? In fact, we have so many
18 September 2017

iTowns 2 : 3D Geospatial information on the web !

Oslandia, French IGN, LIRIS CNRS Research Laboratory and Atol CD announce the release of iTowns 2, the new version of the OpenSource 3D geospatial data visualization framework for the web. Rewritten from scratch, this new major version allows users to benefit from a solid technological basis, and new 3D visualization features. Its capabilities for software
15 September 2017

Pointclouds in PostgreSQL with Foreign Data Wrappers

IGN and Oslandia have been collaborating on a research project named LI3DS. LI3DS stands for “Large Input 3D System”. The project involves acquiring data on the field, such as images and point clouds, and providing tools for storing, processing and analyzing the data. Everything developed as part of the project is opensource, and available on
29 June 2017

Training session with INRAP : open source tools for point cloud visualization and processing

Oslandia offers training in multiple domains, especially 3D-related GIS trainings. A few weeks ago we gave a training on open source tools for point cloud visualization and processing for INRAP (The French National Institute of Preventative Archaeological Researches). This formation is heavily tailored to match the needs of the attendants, so the first step was
16 June 2017

QGIS Server: OGC CITE Compliance Testing

QGIS Server is an open source OGC data server which uses QGIS engine as backend. It becomes really awesome because a simple desktop qgis project file can be rendered as web services with exactly the same rendering, and without any mapfile or xml coding by hand. QGIS Server provides a way to serve OGC web
14 June 2017

QGIS Server: security aspect

Testing and proofing QGIS 3 against security leaks – a bit of context QGIS Server is an open source OGC data server which uses QGIS engine as backend. It becomes really awesome because a simple desktop qgis project file can be rendered as web services with exactly the same rendering, and without any mapfile or