Quantum GIS Report 2012

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Key Accomplishments

  • Release of QGIS 1.8.0 "Lisboa" June 21st, 2012
  • 3 projects in Google Summer of Code: Symbology usability improvements for QGIS, Orfeo Toolbox backend for the Sextante framework in QGIS, QGIS for Mobile Devices
  • Test framework
  • Integration of Sextante
  • First gold sponsor: Asia Air Survey


Developer Meetings

The QGIS project aims to hold regular developer meetings, aka 'hackfests' and 'bughuntings'. The purpose of these meetings is to get together people committed to improving the Quantum GIS project including developers, documenters, bug reporters as well as users.

User Meetings

Areas for Improvement

  • User interface consolidation and improvements
  • API cleanup for 2.0 release

Opportunities to Help

The Quantum GIS project welcomes developers, UI designers, software testers, users who provide help, support, translations, etc. as well as everyone else who wants to participate. Join the mailing lists or visit our events.

Outlook for Next Year

  • Release of QGIS 2.0
  • Participation in Google Summer of Code
  • Developer and user meetings