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Pulling data from OSM using XAPI, bringing it to ArcGIS

I was recently asked by a friend if I knew of an ArcGIS-friendly data set representing the highway interchanges within New Jersey. I knew the information was already available in OpenStreetMap, but how could I quickly pull just the highway … Continue reading

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Repetitive tasks are what computers do best.

Python is worlds apart from VB in all the right ways. Continue reading

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Script: Geotagged Photos to GIS

I think it’s somewhat ridiculous that ArcGIS Explorer has the ability to add geotagged photos to the map, but ArcGIS Desktop doesn’t have a built-in means of recognizing geotagged photos. Continue reading

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Updating OpenStreetMap with Land Use Data

Over the course of 2009, I got involved with OpenStreetMap. If you haven’t used OSM, I suggest you check it out. It’s being updated and used throughout the world, from mapping campuses in New Jersey to aiding the relief efforts … Continue reading

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