programming languages

GNOSIS – A New Geomatics Software Suite

Creating a new GIS from scratch is a tough undertaking. It involves a lot of innovation. Ecere, a Canadian company…

Interview with Sam Scovill, GIS Technician and 3 Day Champion on Jeopardy

Every weeknight, my mom and I watch Jeopardy together. Jeopardy always starts with the announcement of the contestants by their…

Canadian Geomatics Innovation: Ecere Develops a Next Generation GIS

Not many companies undertake the ambitious goal of creating a new geospatial software suite from scratch. Ecere, a Canadian company…

Geospatial Development: Enhancing GIS curricula with programming skills at UNB

Geospatial information science and technology (GIS&T) has rapidly evolved over the last few decades. This evolution has created a highly…

What are the Top Programming Languages in the GIS World?

Image source: www.tiobe.com Every now and again we hear about the importance of programming for Geographic Information Systems(GIS) professionals, that…

My Top 10 New Year’s Spatial Resolutions for 2013

So as I write this, we are nearing the end of 2012 (or possibly the end of the world as…

A to B – (A Geographers Journey) Part 2

In┬áthe first installment of A-B, I ended with my realization that I was 36 and returning to university. I had…

Amy Barker – G.I.S. Officer for the Government of the Northwest Territories

Amy Barker has been working for the Government of the Northwest Territories for over 2 years as a G.I.S. Officer.…