[Kexi] [ideas] GIS in Kexi; was: Google Fusion Tables - storage for Kexi?

Noli Sicad nsicad at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 00:57:13 UTC 2011

I think GIS in Kexi probably heavy to do in one go. Why just a
Spatialite in Kexi - a support for spatialite in Kexi.


Although, if we can display spatialite geometries in Kexi Map canvas
that would be very good.

GEOS is the engine for displaying the spatial geometries.


On 11/28/11, Noli Sicad <nsicad at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think this is very good idea - GIS in Kexi.
> Requirements for Kexi (Top of mind right now :-) ).
> - Map canvas to display vectors - (I think some parts are already done
> - Maps in Kexi)
> - read and write SQlite3 files
> - data source spatialite file (.db or .sqlite).
> Spatialite and GEOS libraries needed are here.
> http://www.gaia-gis.it/gaia-sins/
> http://strk.keybit.net/blog/2011/09/27/geos-3-3-1-released/
> What can Maps in Kexi do right now? Can it display vector and raster?
> Noli
> On 11/28/11, Jaroslaw Staniek <staniek at kde.org> wrote:
>> Kind of constructive idea, how about you and/or other GIS people help
>> in specifying detailed requirements and development plan for 'GIS in
>> Kexi' feature and that can be proposed as a Google Summer of Code 2012
>> project?
>> So the feature can be implemented earlier...
>> We have received funds from Google for Maps in Kexi project this year
>> and it was positive.
>> --
>> regards / pozdrawiam, Jaroslaw Staniek
>>  http://www.linkedin.com/in/jstaniek
>>  Kexi & Calligra (kexi-project.org, identi.ca/kexi, calligra-suite.org)
>>  KDE Software Development Platform on MS Windows (windows.kde.org)

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