Posts made in July, 2010

Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange

Posted by on Jul 30, 2010 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s finally live, the GIS version of Stack Overflow. If you have any questions, or spare time, let’s get all our collective knowledge onto the new resource.  My hope is for this to become the new source for GIS development knowledge, considering the shocking history of the ESRI forums and docco, it’ll be a boon. So bookmark it, and add it to your daily...

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Forget about “Share my location”, how do they get my location?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2010 in Blog, Uncategorized | 2 comments

I was in the airport a month or so ago, reading about the new location API’s in modern browsers.  Interesting I though, that’ll change the way web sites can provide services.  Then a couple of weeks ago, a new version of Opera was released, which, you guessed it, included this new location API.  After the installation and restart, the what’s new page opened, with an invitation to see where all the other Opera users were, by letting the browser automagically add my location to the map too.  Fantastic I thought, let’s see how I go, as being based in...

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