Python is a high-level, interpreted, interactive and object-oriented scripting language. Python is designed to be highly readable. It uses English keywords frequently where as other languages use punctuation, and it has fewer syntactical constructions than other languages.
Google Earth Pro is a free software that, allows visualization, assessment, overlay, and creation of geospatial data. This user-friendly resource is often a useful intermediary for learners who are interested in learning more about GIS and want to start with more basic processes and tools
The Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL) is a computer software library for reading and writing raster and vector geospatial data formats.
GDAL presents a single raster abstract data model and single vector abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats. It also comes with a variety of useful command line utilities for data translation and processing.
QGIS plugins add additional functionality to the QGIS application. There is a huge collection of plugins ready to be used, and available to download.
This course focuses on the most popular and most used QGIS plugins what will give you great functionality in your existing workflows
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to "fly" over a virtual globe and view the Earth through high-resolution graphics and satellite images. It is greatly superior to static maps and satellite images.
QGIS is a free and open source geographic information. Free and Open source means that you can download and use the software for free. QGIS Provides a number of capability which allow users to visualize, manage edit, analyze data and compose maps
ArcGIS is a professional GIS tool used to create, analyze, mange and share geographic information. It allows users to create maps, perform spatial analysis, and mange data. Users can also import multiple data formats and use powerful analytical tools and workflows to identify spatial patterns, trends and non-obvious relationships
Photoshop is Adobe's photo editing, image creation and graphic design software. The software provides many image editing features for raster (pixel-based) images as well as vector graphics. It uses a layer-based editing system that enables image creation and altering with multiple overlays that support transparency.
Microsoft Excel is a popular spreadsheet system, which organizes data in columns and rows that can be manipulated through formulas that allow the software to perform mathematical functions on the data. Excel can also be used as a database
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system that uses and extends the SQL language combined with many features that safely store and scale the most complicated data workloads
SW Maps is a free GIS and mobile mapping app for collecting, presenting and sharing geographic information. Whether you are conducting a full scale GNSS survey with high precision instruments, need to collect large amount of location based data using nothing but your phone, or just need to view a few shapefiles with labels over a background map on the go, SW Maps has it all covered
nanoCAD 5 is a modern computer-aided design (CAD) platform that provides designers with powerful capabilities in 2D drafting and 3D model viewing. This version of NanoCAD is the free version and can be used and learned without payment or subscription restrictions.
GeoServer is an open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards.