How to do some quasi 3d cartographic effects in QGIS

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No words for this one, just pictures! Above: What we are trying to achieve… Above: Our symbol layers Above: The roof colour is data defined A shadow Layer And a highlight layer One other hint – don’t forget to enable symbol levels!

OSM Reporter Update for Open Data Day 2013

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Today is Open Data Day 2013. I did’t have much time to hack, but I made a few tweaks to my ‘just for fun’ osm-reporter project to provide average, min and max counts per active day for each user. I also did a bunch of code cleanups under the hood which probably nobody except me… Read more »

InaSAFE wins Open Source ‘Rookie of the Year’ award

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 A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of doing an interview on behalf of the InaSAFE project as part of the selection process for the Black Duck Software ‘open source rookies of the year’ competition. A week later we heard that we had made it into the top 10! The award is based… Read more »

OSM Building Count Stats

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Here is a little update to my last post. I quickly whipped up a web app for the little stats script I wrote. It is available at http://osm.linfiniti.com. The stats only update once per hour so as not to hammer the osm export server. The code is all open source (https://github.com/timlinux/osm-reporter), written in python and… Read more »