Developing Geospatial Solutions using Open Source

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Approach for writing this book

We will start writing this book by listing practical problems and then identifying tools for solving those problems. As the list of problems increases they should be organized into groups etc.

GPS related

_General problem_: Share GPS data between applications _Subproblem_: Parse GPX _Explanation_: GPX is an XML application for GPS data. Parsing gives us the GPS data.

Use case Description Perl Ruby Python
Parse GPX What is GPX? Perl based solution Ruby based solution PyGPX
GeoTag Media RDFWeb (original geoloc_media) Ruby? Python?
Track logs Geo::Track::Log Ruby Python