QGIS gets Compass support

After implementing GPS support for QGIS on Android I’ve implemented a plugin that reads the internal compass readings and shows the value in a small dock widget. All theese new features are available in the master-alpha4 version and the nightly. Hope you enjoy

QGIS Globe runs on Win

I just set up a win xp virtual box (remember to enable 3D acceleration) and to test out globe on windows. here what I did: Get OSGeo4W installer and run it Choose advanced install Select qgis-dev, osgearth-bin, osg-bin from the desktop packages Select osgeart-dev, osg-dev from libs Run Open Qgis, Read more…

Globe is in QGIS Trunk

Last night Pirmin committed our Globe plugin to the QGIS trunk. this means that getting the needed dependencies (see below), building QGIS with -DWITH_GLOBE=ON and activating the plugin its all it takes to get a super globe running on QGIS. Dependencies: sudo apt-get install osgearth osgearth-dev openscenegraph (should be enough) Read more…

QGIS Globe runs in Trunk

Thanks to Marco Hugentobler’s idea of using Mutex, QGIS Globe now runs in Trunk, i just created a dev branch at https://github.com/mbernasocchi/Quantum-GIS/tree/mutex-globe and updated the installer script at https://www.opengis.ch/2010/12/01/qgis-globe-plugin-installer-script/ (I haven’t tried it yet but it should work) Cheers Marco

GSoC 2011 – I'm in

Guess what appeared inmy inbox at 20.59 today!? Dear Marco, Congratulations! Your proposal “QGIS Mobile” as submitted to “OSGeo – Open Source Geospatial Foundation” has been accepted for Google Summer of Code 2011. Over the next few days, we will add you to the private Google Summer of Code Student Read more…