Datos y estadísticas gratis, recopilación de datos, análisis, visualización y opciones para compartir - knoema.com Open Source GIS Free and Open Source GIS Software Which software is for me? Even though most open-source software is freely distributed, your time is limited. So which software should you try first? That depends on what you want to accomplish, the kind of free software you want to deploy and the environment in which you work. The Free GIS FAQ listed below can help you identify the characteristics that are important to you. The FAQ is followed by an annotated list of free, open-source software. -- Sara Yurman - 20 Nov 2004 Free GIS FAQ Enterprise GIS Is there an open source, enterprise level spatial database available? Yes. What if I want to keep running ArcSDE, or Oracle Spatial? Certainly. Open Source Concerns What is free and open source software and why would I want it? This question is not specific to GIS, and there are lots of places to explore it. Does this stuff actually work? In general, yes. Pick something widely used in organizations like yours.Look at the activity on the mailing list. How do I get support? Computing Environment Yes.
GIS Links Google Cube: Because you’re dying to play a game about Google Maps Ever wanted to lead a ball through a maze and learn about Google Maps at the same time? Me too. Google has released its Google Cube game, to be played once and forgotten. It’s fun to play for novice gamers (see: me) or someone looking to kill some time, but at its core, it’s a promotional vehicle. You go through eight different levels: Manhattan, San Francisco, Paris, London, Tokyo, Las Vegas, the Mall of America, and a mix-match of all the different cities combined. You can access the game through playmapscube.com. The game was originally suspected to be for Google’s social network, Google+. Though the game itself is fairly lackluster, the promo video for it is actually pretty cool and involves a real, large cube turned by people in white gloves. hat tip Fusible Don't let cyber attacks kill your game!
How to Create a Google Map with Addresses of your Google Contacts Learn how to create a Google Map using postal addresses of your contacts that are available inside Google Contacts. Create a Map of your Google Contacts If you have been using Google Contacts (or any other address book*) to store the postal addresses of your friends and colleagues, you can easily create an online Google Map with all these address or even view them inside Google Earth. Here are the steps: Make a copy of this Google Sheet in your own Google Docs account. From the Google Contacts menu in the sheet, choose Initialize and authorize the script (see source code) to access your Google Contacts. Go to your mailbox and download the KML file to the desktop. Alternatively, you can upload the KML file to the web and copy-paste the URL of the KML file into the Google Maps Search box as shown below (see a sample map). Also see: Google Maps Address Lookup [*] If you aren’t using Google Contacts, you can still use the script.
Free World Maps - Regional Maps - Physical maps Sponsors <-- Return to Main Free Maps Download Page Exceptionally nice collection of high quality map images from the CIA World Factbook 2008. Below are some low resolution sample images. Click on the links below to access the high resolution maps in jpg and pdf format. Here's a low resolution sample of the Middle-East map with a zoomed in portion below it that was captured from the PDF format map. Here are a few more zoomed in views. Download Links: About Quality, Accuracy and Suitability This data may come from a variety of U.S. government and self-reporting private sources. <-- Return to Main Free Maps Download Page Thanks, Didn't find what you are looking for? MapCruzin.com is an independent firm specializing in the publication of educational and research resources. If you have data, GIS project or custom shapefile needs send me an email. Contact Us Report Broken Links
Creating Heat Maps with Bing Maps and Dynamics CRM - Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team Blog Creating Heat Maps with Bing Maps and Dynamics CRM The majority of data in the enterprise today has a location component, including most sales, operational, or service-related data. By visualizing our business data on a map, we can identify trends by geography,and use them to make smarter business decisions. In this blog post, we will show how you can visualize business data within Microsoft Dynamics CRM on Bing Maps in the form of a heat map, to identify hotspots of customers, leads, service requests and more. Dynamics CRM provides a powerful general purpose framework for developing line-of-business applications, and we will use Dynamics CRM Online, the Bing Maps AJAX v7 control,and a HeatMap module to create our visualization. What are heat maps? Note that the code samples below assume that your data in CRM has been geocoded, with latitudes and longitudes populated for the entities you wish to visualize. Creating our Heat Map Web Resource: Instantiating our Map: Geoff Innis