Category Archives: developers

NASA Challenges Developers With The Climate Resilience Data Challenge

TweetSome cool stuff from NASA, an opportunity for developers who really want to help with a great cause!  NASA in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is offering more than $35,000 in prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that … Continue reading

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The Ultimate If This Then That IFTTT guide!

TweetI luv IFTTT and you will also, particularly if you need some basic coding done and have no time or ambition to learn how to code! IFTTT is extremely powerful and enables you to cook up custom recipes to post … 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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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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State of The Map USA, San Fran June 8-9, 2013

TweetLooks like Geogeeks will be converging on San Fran this June for another SOTMUSA – State of the map USA. The organizing committee, via their blog, have invited geeks to plan to connect with other mappers, skill up on mapping, … Continue reading

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Video – Creating Hosted Tiled Services in ArcGIS Online

TweetA video showing how to generate a tiled service in ArcGIS Online from ArcMap 10.1. We also show how to build a tile package for mobile use.  Via GISuser (

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Developers Now Have a Complete HTML5 According to W3C

TweetYes indeed, the HTML5 specification is now complete according to the W3C.  The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published today the complete definition of the HTML5 and Canvas 2D specifications. Though not yet W3C standards, these specifications are now feature … Continue reading

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Environmaps uses ArcGIS tools to win honorable mention at AngelHack

TweetEsri Canada has congratulated a Canadian developer, Environmaps, for winning an honorable mention at the recently held AngelHack competition. From Esri… The app leverages ArcGIS, Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) solution, integrated with open-source software and consumer-oriented maps. Through the … Continue reading

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Uber Weather for Chrome, weather on steroids!

TweetNow available in the Google Chrome store, Uber weather (think weather on steroids). To check it out you can also fire up your Google chrome browser and hit for an awesome experience and be sure to hit the snow … Continue reading

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Python 101 – 10 Resources to Help Introduce you To Python

TweetI just had to share this here also as it seems that the topic of Python is constantly coming up lately… definitely a hot topic on the minds of job seekers, students, and geeks. It seems that there’s no question … Continue reading

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10 Useful Resources to Get started With HTML5

TweetIf you develop web apps and services or mobile apps, or perhaps are considering porting your apps to mobile / tablet devices then there’s no doubt that HTML5 is an important consideration. And so, here’s a list of 10 articles … Continue reading

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Google I/O reminder and live feed

TweetTime for another Google I/O event and once again Google will be live streaming portions of the event so all of us that couldn’t make it to San Fran can still enjoy it, albeit without all the Google Kool-Aid and … Continue reading

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