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Using WMS-T layers with QGIS Temporal Controller - Cover Image
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Using WMS-T layers with QGIS Temporal Controller

The Temporal controller has added the ability for users to access and visualise WMS-T data in QGIS. Users can now load and analyse all varieties of WMS-T layers in QGIS.

Kartoza Internship: Programming Sessions
Python
Kartoza Internship: Programming Sessions

The Kartoza Internship aims to prepare candidates for the workplace and build their skills, knowledge, experience, and portfolio.

Managing Legacy Code - PyConID 2023 - Cover Image
Python
Managing Legacy Code - PyConID 2023

Tips on dealing with legacy code, from a keynote at PythonID 2023

Tutorial: Auto-updating GeoServer layer configurations - Cover Image
GeoServer
Tutorial: Auto-updating GeoServer layer configurations

GeoServer REST API enables remote interactions with GeoServer, thereby enhancing automation

Kartoza at PyConZA Durban 2023 - Cover Image
Python
Kartoza at PyConZA Durban 2023

Kartoza is actively involved in developing cutting edge geospatial solutions. Python programming language is at the heart of the major products we build.

GIS in the classroom - Exploring the SAGTA Map Downloader - Cover Image
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GIS in the classroom - Exploring the SAGTA Map Downloader

GIS is part of the school Geography curriculum in South Africa. Teachers need to grasp GIS concepts and teach them in the classroom. Geography teachers and students often need access to topographical

Kartoza Book Review: QGIS for Hydrological Applications second Edition - Cover Image
QGIS
Kartoza Book Review: QGIS for Hydrological Applications second Edition

QGIS for Hydrological Applications is not just a book for Hydrologists but for anyone who wants to improve their QGIS skills through practical, real-world examples that happen to be hydrological.

How to get GIS going at your school - Cover Image
Education
How to get GIS going at your school

GIS is the exciting world of modern and applied geography. It can seem overwhelming to implement GIS in your school curriculum. This is a one-stop teacher's guide to getting GIS going in your classroo

A Beginner's Guide to Asking Good Questions on StackExchange - Cover Image
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A Beginner's Guide to Asking Good Questions on StackExchange

Every software beginner eventually runs into a problem that Google can't help with. For moments like these, Ian Turton gave a great guide on how to get a good response on StackExchange.

Kartoza Book Review: Discover QGIS 3.x - Second Edition - Cover Image
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Kartoza Book Review: Discover QGIS 3.x - Second Edition

Kartoza Book Review: Discover QGIS 3.x - Second Edition by Kurt Menke

FOSS4G 2022: STAC Highlights and using PySTAC - Cover Image
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FOSS4G 2022: STAC Highlights and using PySTAC

FOSS4G 2022 was the first on-site FOSS4G conference held after the pandemic. There were around 330 talks delivered, and it seemed to me that Spatio-Temporal Asset Catalog (STAC) is a hot topic.

Workshop - Making Your Own Maps for Publication Using QGIS  - Cover Image
Conference
Workshop - Making Your Own Maps for Publication Using QGIS

An overview of the QGIS workshop presented at the Society of South African Geographers Biennial Conference 2022.

Installing QGIS on a Chromebook
QGIS
Installing QGIS on a Chromebook

Run QGIS on a Chromebook! A high school in Johannesburg shows how to extend Chromebook client notebooks to be effective desktop GIS computers.

A Step Forward in Kartoza's QGIS and GeoNode Training  - Cover Image
QGIS
A Step Forward in Kartoza's QGIS and GeoNode Training

Learning online has become an essential part of education globally. Kartoza has answered the call for up-to-date, engaging and dynamic teaching material by updating our QGIS and GeoNode teaching platf

Reading and Writing XLSX File with Openpyxl
Python
Reading and Writing XLSX File with Openpyxl

Openpyxl is a Python library used for manipulating Excel files. I came across a work that needs to export data to XLSX format, and I used Openpyxl as it’s pretty straightforward.

Creating 3D Models for QGIS with ODM on Windows - Cover Image
QGIS
Creating 3D Models for QGIS with ODM on Windows

This post is a walkthrough showing you how to create a 3D model using ODM and Blender from the video frames of a video shot on your cellphone and use the 3D model as a symbol in QGIS. 

QGIS STAC API Plugin - Cover Image
QGIS
QGIS STAC API Plugin

STAC API plugin A new QGIS plugin that allow browsing STAC API catalogs has been release, the plugin developed by Kartoza and sponsored by Microsoft is available for

Mocking Requests with Responses
Python
Mocking Requests with Responses

This blog will show you an alternative to requests_mock, the one that is simpler to use yet offers more features: responses

PostgreSQL SSL Setup in Docker-postgis - Cover Image
PostGIS
PostgreSQL SSL Setup in Docker-postgis

There are many ways to get a running PostgreSQL database on your host machine. Our preferred method of setting up the the database is using Docker and Kartoza provides a PostGIS Docker image

The Kartoza Intern's Journey Creating a Field Survey with QGIS, Mergin and Input - Cover Image
FOSSGIS
The Kartoza Intern's Journey Creating a Field Survey with QGIS, Mergin and Input

Input is a FOSS application created by Lutra consulting that brings the power of QGIS to a portable device for data collection.