Profile cover photo
Profile photo
michael diener
94 followers -
Open source geospatial enthusiast and GIS expert
Open source geospatial enthusiast and GIS expert

94 followers
About
michael's posts

Post has attachment
more open source the better

Post has attachment
Going Forward and Looking Back
Spreading the "geo" advantage Taking advantage and actually implementing geo technologies in various environments or applications is a talent that you don't learn at school or at university.  This kind of knowledge comes after many years working directly wi...

Post has attachment
How to create Django translations for django-rosetta from a model field
How to create Django translations from a model field for django-rosetta? I am using Django-Rosetta to handle all of my project translations.  Unfortunately I have only one model and one field of data that needs translation, the name of the POI.  To get arou...

Post has attachment
CORS with Geoserver 2.9.0 and Tomcat
How to enable CORS on your Geoserver 2.9.0 running on Tomcat. This is taken directly from the tomcat homepage  https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/config/filter.html#CORS_Filter add the following code to your  web.xml  file then stop/start the tomcat p...

Post has attachment
Django Centroid generation as GeoJSON

Post has attachment
Using Django to create a point GeoJSON feature from the centroid of a polygon
A practical example showing how to use geoDjango, Django geospatial functions to create the centroid of a polygon, returning a GeoJSON dataset that includes all the attributes of the original polygon feature excluding the original  geometry. We are using th...

Post has attachment
Geoserver slice string values using SLD for label manipulation
I have an attribute column in my PostGIS polygon table and want to only show the first 2 characters of this text field on my label using SLD in Geoserver .  My goal is to place the label at the center of the polygon so here it goes in SLD xml syntax as usua...

Post has attachment
Goals for 2016
This year I want to start out with a bang and what better way to start the year off right than setting up some goals for 2016.  I think 5 goals should be reasonalble to achieve. Goals 2016 Do more Django coding Learn better Javascript best practises Write m...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Python Geospatial Analysis Cookbook now available
Python Geospatial Analysis Cookbook Well almost 1 year has past and my book is finally available for purchase.  For those of you visiting this blog you habe 2 awesome choices to get the book at a great discount. Exclusive deal 50% off with this code: http:/...
Wait while more posts are being loaded