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Data Collection 101 – Creating an Urban Art Walking Tour with FulcrumApp

TweetIt was a beautiful Sunday here in the PacNW so what better way to kill the morning than by walking around the beautiful downtown core in Victoria BC while testing out a little data collection using FulcrumApp.

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Mil-Oss Student Hackathon

TweetAn event of interest for students and developers from Mil-OSS. Details…

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Google Maps Engine users Told to Seek Alternatives

TweetYes indeed, out of the blue (seemingly) users of the Google Maps Engine service have been informed via messaging in an official user forum that the company has discontinued development of the service and will no longer be allowing new free … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Esri! Say Hello to ArcGIS 10.3 #12DaysArcGIS

TweetJust in time for the Holidays… details of ArcGIS 10.3 – yep, “The Next Generation of GIS” courtesy of Esri’s Sud Menon! Via the Esri blog, Menon shares that 10.3 is now available – “a major release that will help … Continue reading

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To Hack or not to Hack – Why “Hackathon”?

TweetThe term “Hacker” has been somewhat abused by the media, such that many may now view it as a derogatory term.  It has often been used by media to describe criminals who infect systems and breach networks. Hacker. Noun. “A … Continue reading

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Thousands of Geo Professionals Convene in San Diego for Location Technology Event of the year #esriuc

TweetIf location technology is your thing then San Diego CA is the place to be, or watch, this week as about 15,000 developers, geo technologists, modelers, technicians, and other geo professionals convene for the annual Esri user conference. The week … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Another #ESRIUC and 5 GeoGeeky Things for the Developer to do

TweetThe countdown is on… I’m scrambling here to prepare for a busy week at the annual Esri user conference in San Diego. I’m always interested in some of the fun developer meets and events that are planned during UC week … Continue reading

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Dev tip – How to Register an App with Facebook

TweetSo, you’ve been thinking about creating an app to run on facebook, so now what? Well, to begin you can take advantage of this great read from fbombmedia… enjoy! To make sure your app reaches its full potential, you need … Continue reading

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DevTip – Open Data Means Opportunity: The Food Truck App Example

TweetSo, you wanna grab a bite to eat. Chances are good that if you live in or near a cool, hipster filled city that a food truck may be close by. Think opportunity! I recently stumbled onto a cool mobile … Continue reading

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opportunity knocks – Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge

TweetThe Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014 is now open worldwide to developers of all types (government, technology firms, academic institutions, not for profits, startups, and individuals). This contest challenges all developers to create an app using the Esri ArcGIS Platform to help … Continue reading

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Training Tip – Create an Interactive Map with jQuery (Video)

TweetjQuery is a popular technology tool with the map geeks these days. Here’s a training resource that might help you to get up and running with jQuery – enjoy! In Create an Interactive Map with jQuery, Chris Converse shows how to … Continue reading

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OS Ride iOS app maps the first three stages of the Tour de France

TweetSeems the UK Ordnance Survey is in the mobile app making business as the UK data provider for teh Government has released OS Ride, a mobile app for iOS featuring routes for the Tour de France. OS Ride features detailed … Continue reading

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