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…

QGIS Anwendertag, 6.5., HSR Rapperswil

Am Freitag dem 6. Mai, findet an der Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil das 2. deutschsprachige QGIS Anwendertreffen statt. Quantum GIS (oder kurz QGIS) ist ein benutzerfreundliches Open Source Desktop- und Server-GIS welches sich einer stark wachsenden Anwendergruppe erfreut. Sie finden Infos zu QGIS unter www.qgis.org Nach dem erfolgreichen ersten deutschsprachigen Read more…

PyQT signals with arguments

so , here a snippet on how to use the different types of signals in PyQt: connect a signal from C++ QObject.connect(self.sender, SIGNAL(« signalName( Arg1TYPE, Arg2TYPE ) »), self.slot) connect a signal from Python QObject.connect(self.sender, SIGNAL(« signalName » ), self.slot ) emit a signal in Python self.emit( SIGNAL( « signalName » ), arg1, arg2 ) emit Read more…

Qgis plugins starter plugin

Today I published my first QGis Python plugin. It does allow to configure a list of available plugins actions to execute in one click. It is published in pyqgis contributed repository and the source is developed on My GitHub Cheers Marco

MySql World Database as YAML fixture

For Symfony application I’m developing I needed all the Region separated by continent (7 continents model). I converted the MySql World Database (http://dev.mysql.com/doc/world-setup/en/world-setup.html) to a YAML NestedSet fixture file. I just had to make 4 minor changes to it: – rename the 3 continents that had region with the same Read more…