OSGeo California Chapter Hack-A-Thon 2011

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Description

The morning session will have talks on geospatial or programming topics. In the afternoon participants can partake in hack sessions on open source geospatial software projects or a cartography sprint. This hack-a-thon may also serve as our annual meeting.

Preliminary Date

Saturday October ?, 2011

Preliminary Schedule

  • 07:30 AM to 08:00 AM> Reception and Sign-In
  • 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM> Annual Meeting Business
  • 09:00 AM to 09:45 AM> Talk (TBD)
  • 09:45 AM to 10:15 AM> Break
  • 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM> Lightning Talks
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM> Talk (TBD)
  • 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM> Lunch
  • 1:30 PM to 01:50 PM> Hackathon Project Pitch, Team Organization and Kickoff
  • 1:50 PM to 05:30 PM> Hack Sessions (or Cartography Sprint)
  • 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM> Hack Sessions/Cartography Spring Results

Project suggestions

Landon Blake:

  • OpenJUMP Plug-In Coding
  • Java Topology Suite Enhancements

Ragi Burhum:

  • GDAL/OGR driver
  • Tracking application

Brian Hamlin

  • PostGIS 2.0 tricks and tests
  • Framework spatial - featureserver, web2py, mapfish, django, other?


Interests/Programming Languages

  • Landon Blake: Java, OpenJump
  • Ragi Burhum: ObjectiveC, C++, GDAL/OGR, PostGIS, ArcObjects
  • Josh Livni: Python/Django, Javascript, Google APIs
  • Alex Mandel: Python/Django, QGIS, Javascript, SVG
  • Michele Tobias: QGIS, Cartography, Data Representation, Python (limited use), R