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GIS Programming – Baby Steps

GIS Programming – Baby Steps

General, Learning GIS
GIS programming and where to begin The hardest part when writing any piece is the beginning, so I’m going to just dive in. Programming by itself sends chills down the spines of many. Hours and hours spent behind a computer screen typing mindless letters and numbers, drinking too much coffee and the frustration!!! I’d be lying if I said there’s none of that. However, programming is more than just a skill, it’s a way of life; a culture. Then there is GIS. This article assumes that you are already aware of GIS and the power you can wield with it. Programming is to GIS what sugar is to a milkshake. The systems you are using now, your Arc GIS and your Mapbox are all products of programming. You are probably up to your hair with digitizing, analysis and what not, and are looking for a bigger t