Category Archives: developer

Reading Tip – 5 Free Resources for Coders or Would-Be Coders

TweetSome week-end or late night reading tips here along with several resources that a coder or would-be coder might find handy to have in the library… Enjoy!

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Dev Tip – HTML5 Programming Cookbook

TweetHere’s a tip off about a useful resource you might wish to add to your iPad library, a cookbook of tips and coding strategies to help you get up and running with the popular web programming language, html5. This 66 … Continue reading

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Esri App Dev Challenge Ends Monday

TweetYou Esri app developers, take note that the App Challenge is ending Monday. Esri is offering up some nice prize money ($10K, $2K, $1K) to the top apps. Entries will be accepted until Monday, April 27 5 PM PDT with … Continue reading

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Dev Tip – Who’s Up for A DataViz Challenge? Esri Wants to Know

TweetA challenge to developers from Esri designed to encourage Geo devs to build a great mapping app – enter the Esri DataViz App Challenge.  From Esri… Esri challenges any and all geo developers to make brilliant, interactive, meaningful mapping applications … Continue reading

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Java Training Tips, Tools and Resources

TweetWould be coders, hackers, mashup artists and others are honing their coding skills, many of them brushing up on Java and Java Script. A number of free toolkits, guides, white papers and other learning aids are available to take advantage … Continue reading

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Technology Developers in BC Get a New Exchange with BCDevExchange

TweetA tip for developers, would-be developers, mashup artists, coders, students and others from the BC Government – What if brilliant developers could use real-time data feeds to create mobile phone transit apps to locate moving buses?

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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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