topografico copy

SQLite support on gvSIG CE

We have been working on a new feature for the gvSIG CE project: SQLite support for both spatial and non-spatial data. There is already a post in the gvSIG CE blog that may worth to take a look.

From the technical point of view, the most challenging part has been the compilation of the native GDAL/OGR bindings for Windows. In fact, more than “challenging” it has been hell on earth, but we made it. We used MinGW for the compilation and it has been necessary to make a lot of little tweaks to the GDAL configuration files in order to make it work. Since it has been a greater effort than expected, we have tried to document it as good as possible in the project’s wiki. The result is a pretty straightforward documentation and abash script to automate the process.

Also, it is important to notice that these bindings replace the custom bindings that gvSIG had. Thus, we have less code to maintain and rely on the GDAL community to update the bindings whenever it’s necessary. All we have to do now is follow the instructions (or even better, run the script) to compile them.

Do you have a project idea and want to turn it into reality? We would like to hear from you, tell us about it

The facts define us

  • Real-time public transportation visualization

    https://vimeo.com/540079821/ Real-time visualization for the Barcelona metro and bus services Since 2016, Geomatico has been working with the Barcelona public transport agency (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, ​​TMB) for GIS development…

  • Civil works monitoring using satellite imagery and machine learning

    Using up-to-date satellite imagery is nowadays mandatory to the decision-making process in many areas: agriculture, environment, water resources … Checking present and historical views of a site can be of…

  • Customised GIS training for your sector

    Our experience tells us that the best way to consolidate knowledge and have your staff effectively integrate GIS as a daily tool is through customised courses for your business. Generalist…

  • 9 years with Barcelona Natural Science Museum

    Geolocation is a key attribute for activity in a natural science museum since cartography is present in almost all its fields of activity: collections, research, publications, exhibitions, etc. The collaboration…