Category Archives: english

International Book Day: Geoportal of publications by country

On the occasion of International Book Day, in April 23, we wanted to make a geoportal with gvSIG Online that provides some visual information of the current publishing world. For those who don’t know about it, gvSIG Online is the … Continue reading

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4D in gvSIG Online. Geoportals with temporary data

The management of the geographic component of the information from a temporary point of view becomes increasingly necessary. That is why both in the last version of gvSIG Desktop and in gvSIG Online we have implemented the necessary tools to … Continue reading

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Widgets in gvSIG Online. Geoportals to be inserted in other websites

gvSIG Online has been adopted by all type of organizations, and as a result of that the number of functionalities and features of the platform is growing considerably. In a series of posts we are going to show you some … Continue reading

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Copying features between layers in gvSIG Desktop

From some time ago there is a tool in gvSIG Desktop, very useful for certain projects, that allow us to copy features from a layer to another one. For example, a common case may be when we have a layer … Continue reading

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Scripting in gvSIG: Git integration

Since gvSIG 2.4, the tools for development in the Scripting Module has been increased. One of this tools is an integration with Git. This tools will help to keep a version control of our plugins. Inside of the gvSIG Association, … Continue reading

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Correction of shapefiles with errors in gvSIG Desktop

Since gvSIG 2.3, when a shapefile has corrupt geometries it is loaded in the Table of Contents (ToC) but not in the View, but we can have the option to correct that layer. One of the reasons is that if … Continue reading

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OpenGeoFiction: fictitious maps in gvSIG Desktop

We are going to show a curiosity for fictitious maps lovers. OpenGeoFiction is a project based on the OpenStreetMap platform aimed to create a fictitious world. Seas, rivers, cities, countries… a virtual world that grows every day. Therefore, OpenGeoFiction is … Continue reading

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‘Just Side’, tool to identify social and environmental injustices in Ibero-America

A network of Ibero-American universities and companies led by the Portuguese University of Coimbra and in which the gvSIG Association participates, will develop the ‘Just Side‘ tool during the next years, a program based on the ‘geo-law‘ that will identify … Continue reading

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SIGPobla, a successful case study of a Spatial Data Infrastructure in a municipality

During the 3rd gvSIG Festival there was an interesting presentation about SIGPobla, a successful case study of a Spatial Data Infrastructure in La Pobla de Vallbona municipality. That presentation dealt with the implementation of the SDI of La Pobla de Vallbona, … Continue reading

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Video about The Horton Machine plugin available: new geoprocesses for gvSIG

The recording of the video about The Horton Machine plugin is now available. This plugin adds hundreds of new geoprocesses to gvSIG. This presentation was given during the 3rd gvSIG Festival, and it shows how to work with this new … Continue reading

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