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Growth of GIS job listings with the term open source.

Five Reasons to Start Using QGIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are five compelling reasons to start using the open-source GIS platform QGIS, a free and open source software.

Open Source GIS and Freeware GIS Applications

Caitlin Dempsey

There are many open source GIS and web mapping applications to choose from.

QGIS on a laptop. Image: Caitlin Dempsey

Survey of GIS Professionals

Caitlin Dempsey

A quick look at GIS professionals, their educational background, and the software tools and programming languages they use in their jobs.

Commercial GIS Software Applications

Caitlin Dempsey

Listed below are GIS software packages that provide all-encompassing mapping and spatial analysis capabilities via the desktop.

Computer Specs for GIS Work

Caitlin Dempsey

Listed here are computer specs to take into consideration when running GIS software in a Windows environment which is required for running ArcGIS.

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