Open & Candid: Steven Shyu

In June, Steven Shyu joined OpenPlans as a UX developer at OpeGeo. He’s passionate about creating applications that are functional and enjoyable to use. Steven comes to us from Bloomberg News and will work from OpenGeo’sWashington DC office. Let’s jump right in, what will you be working on here at OpenPlans? I'll be part of Read more…

OpenBag: Pratt Institute’s Programs for Sustainable Development

Pratt Institute’s Jaime Stein, John Shapiro, and Lacey Tauber stopped by OpenBag to introduce their newest urban design programs.   They are all a part of Pratt’s Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development, described  as “an alliance of four programs with a shared value placed on urban sustainability — defined by the ‘triple bottom line’ of environment, equity Read more…

OpenGeo Suite 2.4.4

The OpenGeo team is excited to announce the release of OpenGeo Suite 2.4.4. This is the first new version in a few months so there have been lots of stability improvements and updates. GeoServer: Added Basic HTTP authentication with cascaded WMS servers GeoServer: Support for loading “non-advertised” layers GeoServer: Web Processing Service (WPS) now included GeoServer: Better Read more…

OpenGeo Suite Supports SFPark and Cleaner, Safer Streets in San Francisco

Today OpenGeo, the leader in open source geospatial technology, completed Phase II development for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) SFpark project asset management system. SFpark uses geospatial and sensory technology to collect and distributes real-time parking availability information to drivers. It also uses this data to regularly update meter and garage pricing to ensure parking Read more…

Open & Candid: Martin Davis

OpenPlans welcomes Martin Davis, a leading figure in the geospatial development community, to the OpenGeo team. Martin will be working out of OpenGeo’s Victoria office.  Prior to joining us Martin contributed to the development of the JTS Topology Suite, and also initiated the JUMP Universal Mapping Platform, JCS Conflation Suite and RoadMatcher projects. At this years FOSS4G conference, Martin Read more…

OpenGeo Gallery: Real World Applications

The folks in OpenGeo frequently get asked about who uses open source software and the OpenGeo Suite. Well, lots of people do and to demonstrate we’ve been compiling the OpenGeo Gallery.  It’s is a collection of the real-world applications that power the software behind the OpenGeo Suite, including PostGIS, GeoServer,GeoWebCache, OpenLayers, and GeoExt. Projects developed either Read more…