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Open Data, yes. Open source software too. Taxpayers and public administration

Under the slogan “Why is software created using taxpayers’ money not released as Free Software?” the Public Code initiative (https://publiccode.eu/) claims a reasoning that is irrefutable. From now we encourage the maximum of individuals and organizations, as we have done … Continue reading

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13th International gvSIG Conference: Program with presentations and workshops available

The program with presentations and workshops of the 13th International gvSIG Conference is now available. The conference has been moved earlier this year, and it will be held from October 18th to 20th at School of Engineering in Geodesy, Cartography … Continue reading

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gvSIG Suite has been awarded at the “Helsinki NASA Europa Challenge”

We’ve done it again. A new recognition. The gvSIG Suite has been awarded in Helsinki with the “NASA Europa Challenge”, the slogan of which was “Make Earth More Livable”.

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: OpenStreetMap data direct download

Would you like to download OpenStreetMap data directly from gvSIG Desktop? This post is interesting for you…

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13th International gvSIG Conference: Registration is now open

The registration period for the 13th International gvSIG Conference is now open. The conference has been moved earlier this year, and it will be held from October 18th to 20th in Valencia (Spain). Registrations are free of cost (limited capacity) … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: Access to gvSIG Desktop help

At the next version of your favourite GIS we have added a pair of options at the “Help” menu that will be used a lot. Sometimes the simplest things are the most useful ones. They allow to access to all … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.3.1 in macOS Sierra

As you know, there are portable gvSIG Desktop versions for para macOS, Windows and Linux. Portable version was released for macOS Mavericks, and a series of problems have been detected, that prevented using it in macOS Sierra. With the objective … Continue reading

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13th International gvSIG Conference: New proposal deadline

The deadline for submitting communication proposals for 13th International gvSIG Conference has been extended because of the public holidays in several countries. The new deadline is September 7th. The 13th International gvSIG Conference will take place at School of Engineering … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: H2GIS, increasing the gvSIG Desktop potential

The next gvSIG Desktop version has a lot of novelties related to databases, but the most interesting that increases the existing tools is the H2GIS support, the H2 spatial engine. H2 is a light Java database, very easy to use, … Continue reading

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Learn GIS for free: The complete course

In this post you can find a link compilation of “Learn GIS for free” course. A complete course to map your data with open source GIS: explore GIS tools, learn concepts and terminology of spatial analysis, learn how to analyze … Continue reading

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