QGIS: Qt5 and Python3 migration, current state

Behind the scenes a lot has happened to get ready for Qt5 and Python3. On the same codebase that is becoming the next release QGIS 2.16. This is really a great thing since we can focus work on a single

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Prepare your plugins for QGIS 3

QGIS 3 is not yet there and there is still plenty of time to prepare and migrate. But I thought I would give some advice about things that you can keep in mind while working on your plugins to make

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Increasing the stability of processing algorithms

Processing just got a new testing framework to improve the long-term stability of this important plugin. And you can help to improve it, even if you are not a software developer! This is yet another piece in our never-stopping crusade to

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Geometry generator symbology

Say hello to geometry generators, a new way to use expression syntax to generate a geometry on the fly during the rendering process.

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QGIS Crowdfunding: 2.5D Rendering

2.5D rendering

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QGIS Welcome Page

Whenever you start QGIS you basically do it because? Right, because you need to do GIS work. Ah, how I love rhetorical questions to start a post. And most of the time one continues to work on a QGIS project which

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Syntactic sugar for PyQGIS

PyQGIS now supports a nice new addition for handling edit sessions in layers. This way, changes get committed automatically at the end of a successful (python) edit session.

with edit(layer):
    do your changes here()

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Postgres Expression Compiler for QGIS

Performance This project is all about performance of QGIS with a postgres/postgis database. A lot of people have QGIS connected to postgres/postgis (if you don’t: it’s a great combination in the open source geo stack). Databases are really optimized for

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QGIS Quality and Testing

I promised that I will write a bit about what I’ve been up to at the last QGIS developer meeting – apart from the social part we also got some work done there. So let me start with something that

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Tak Nødebo

After a week with QGIS members from all over the world we arrived back home and can say that once again, the QGIS developer meeting #13 was a great event. It started with the QGIS User Conference where a lot

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