Author Archives: mjlobato76

From Aaron Swartz to the access to the free scientific knowledge

In Europe we are very grateful because the ministers of Competitiveness of the European Union (EU)gave recently their support to all European articles, publicly funded or public-private are accessible free of charge for 2020. Thus, the member states of the … Continue reading

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EMT Valencia: an example of a geoportal for the public transport using open source software

One of the first projects of the gvSIG Association, it was the launch of the city transport company´s geo-portal (EMT) in Valencia. It’s been over five years since its start-up and remains the reference website to see how to get … Continue reading

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Smart cities: technical decisions, political decisions

We want to close the posts related to Smart Cities and to the unbreakable relation between Smart Cities and open source software, with a question not many times taken into account and many times ignored. Talking about software, which part … Continue reading

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Smart cities: what about the reuse?

At this point in our live we still get indignant about seeing tenders and public grants and most of them related to Smart Cities in the last years where basically citizens money is spent in software licenses acquisition. Licenses with … Continue reading

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Politician, promise ICT, it’s cheaper!

Imagine some politician going to a neighbourhood and promising to the neighbours, that a health center will be built near to fulfill their needs. It doesn´t matter if it is a health center, a school, a sport center or a … Continue reading

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On the road to gvSIG 2.3: Dynamic segmentation (VI and final)

Once we have seen in previous post how to create routes, calibrate them and generate the dynamic segmentation, in this last post we will see how to show and clean measure. Show measures This tool allows the graphic representation of … Continue reading

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On the road to gvSIG 2.3: Dynamic segmentation (V)

Once we´ve learned in previous posts how to create routes and calibrate them, let´s see the available tool to generate dynamic segmentation. This tool allows to create new information layers from a geocodification linked to a linear reference system. For … Continue reading

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On the road to gvSIG 2.3: Dynamic segmentation (II)

We carry on with the new features of gvSIG 2.3 related to Dynamic Segmentation. In this post we will see the “Create routes” tool. This tool is useful to create routes from a linear layer. It works grouping the geometries … Continue reading

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gvSIG Online: SDI for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

The gvSIG Association, beyond being known for the development of various technologies in open source software like gvSIG Desktop or gvNIX, it has become in recent years to an international reference in the provision of open source geomatics and specially … Continue reading

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Where are the sources in gvSIG Desktop?

Hi everyone, Here it comes a new small article about development with gvSIG Desktop. In the last months, I´ve been asked many times about where are the gvSIG´s sources. The quick answer would be:: http://devel.gvsig.org/svn/gvsig-desktop/ But in general, this is … Continue reading

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