Category Archives: developer

LIFTTT for iOS and Android – incorporate location triggers into your IFTTT recipes

TweetSomething very awesome for you IFTTT fans, a new location trigger that you cook into your recipes thanks to LIFTTT (thanks James for the tip about this one). This via theNextWeb… Visual Candy, the developer behind auto-Foursquare app Uber Checkin, … Continue reading

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LizardTech Bringing User Group Meets to D.C, Baltimore, and Philly in November

TweetYes indeed, the gang from Seattle is on the road again this month and making stops in several cities on the right coast including D.C, Baltimore, and Philly. Take advantage of this event to join in and take in a user … Continue reading

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Samsung and WIP Ask, Are You Ready to Hack?

TweetWhat would a developer conference be without a hackathon? WIP has teamed up with Samsung to produce the official hackathon of the Samsung Developer Conference.

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WhereCampPDX 6 – Save the Date, Sept 27-29

TweetYes indeed, the hipsters in PDX are doing it again, this will make #6 as WhereCamp PDX is scheduled to take place late in September in Portland, OR. About the event – WhereCampPDX is a free, annual unconference for people … Continue reading

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Esri and ICMA to Host Hackstock Hackathon for #LocalGov

TweetEsri, ICMA, and MindMixer encourage developers, coders, and students in the New England area to participate in Hackstock for #LocalGov. ICMA’s government members have agreed to provide sample datasets to fuel the day’s hacking activities. Esri staff will create portals … Continue reading

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Options for Developers with ArcGIS 10.2

TweetLoads of updates from Redlands recently as team Esri rolls out ArcGIS 10.2. The company officially announced that 10.2 is shipping and they are boasting the ease of use and enhanced web publishing capabilities (think WebGIS) – be sure to … Continue reading

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The FOSS4G GeoHack – Call for Map Hacks, Hackers, and story tellers

TweetThis year at FOSS4G in Nottingham (that’s in the UK Sept 17-21) the team has planned a GeoHack event and has put out a call to geek, hacks, and developers to participate. From the org. team:  We are putting the … Continue reading

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Hack4Colorado Sets the Bar High For Hackathons – Congrats @Hack4CO

TweetThere’s no doubt that the Colorado Geek and hacking community is second to none! The recent Hack4Colorado event that took place May 31, 2013 is a great example for anyone interested in hacking or planning a similar hackathon or hackfest… … Continue reading

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Develop apps and get your Geek on at Esri UC Hackathon

TweetThe Esri EDN team along with Digitalglobe have partnered up to offer a fun hackathon for GeoGeeks prior to ESRIUC. Andy Gup from Esri’s EDN team reminds us that this will be a great chance to try out the new … Continue reading

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Earth Day Data Challenge

TweetSomething interesting from the Earth Day Data Challenge as they are looking for creative uses of the public ocean data available on For example, the use of historical sea surface temperature data to investigate phenomenon like La Niña. You … Continue reading

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5 Things on Friday #12 – A Geo-Geeky Edition!

TweetI realize it’s been some time so once again I’m pleased to share a fun and hopefully useful 5 Things on Friday.. enjoy and sorry about the delay! ;0) This edition gets a little geeky for our developer friends… Some … Continue reading

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Save the Rain App Calculates Your Saved Water with #opendata #apps4ottawa challenge

TweetFind out how much water you could capture in a year- An innovative app from a fellow B.C GeoGeek, Mark Laudon @mapsRus can be found entered in the Apps4Ottawa OpenData Challenge competition. Simply put, the app uses a clever map … Continue reading

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