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QGIS product information
« on: 26 January 2016, 04:35:40 »
QGIS has good descriptions and examples at Discover QGIS. There is a lot of useful reference documentation.

A different introduction is given in A Beginners QGIS Guide – Covering All the Basics - "step-by-step how to get your foot in the door and get hands-on experience with Zero budget and Zero experience."

QGIS is something you install on your own computer, but it can take data/maps from many sources, and can distribute maps via the web. On first sight it seems to fit the way I had thought of working, and is Open.  I have installed a copy to try, and have explored using it for (see UK LIDAR data.

Tlalet here describes his experiences of trying to recreate a style of map similar to the OS six inch maps using Open Street Map data and QGIS, and a Postgis database.

This article about 27 Differences Between ArcGIS and QGIS has useful insights.

This Beginners QGIS Guide is subtitled "Covering All the Basics".
« Last Edit: 20 March 2016, 06:52:35 by PeterC »

 

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