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Practical SQL

Practical SQL

by Anthony DeBarros

Practical SQL is an approachable and fast-paced guide to SQL (Structured Query Language), the standard programming language for defining, organizing, and exploring data in relational databases. The book focuses on using SQL to find the story your data tells, with the popular open-source database PostgreSQL and the pgAdmin interface as its primary tools.You'll first cover the fundamentals of databases and th...

Price:  $23.99  |  Publisher:  No Starch Press  |  Release:  2018

Mastering Geospatial Analysis with Python

Mastering Geospatial Analysis with Python

by Paul Crickard, Eric van Rees, Silas Toms

Python comes with a host of open source libraries and tools that help you work on professional geoprocessing tasks without investing in expensive tools. This book will introduce Python developers, both new and experienced, to a variety of new code libraries that have been developed to perform geospatial analysis, statistical analysis, and data management. This book will use examples and code snippets that w...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2018

Building Tools with GitHub

Building Tools with GitHub

by Chris Dawson, Ben Straub

For your next project on GitHub, take advantage of the service's powerful API to meet your unique development requirements. This practical guide shows you how to build your own software tools for customizing the GitHub workflow. Each hands-on chapter is a compelling story that walks you through the tradeoffs and considerations for building applications on top of various GitHub technologies.If you're an expe...

Price:  $29.92  |  Publisher:  O'Reilly Media  |  Release:  2016

ArcGIS for JavaScript Developers by Example

ArcGIS for JavaScript Developers by Example

by Jayakrishnan Vijayaraghavan, Yogesh Dhanapal

The book starts by explaining the basics of the ArcGIS web mapping ecosystem. The book walks you through the development of six major applications, covering a wide variety of topics such as querying, rendering, advanced data visualization and performing map analytics. It also emphasizes on writing modular code using pure dojo, which is the preferred platform for developing web GIS applications using ArcGIS ...

Price:  $31.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2016

Mastering QGIS

Mastering QGIS

by Kurt Menke, GISP

QGIS is the leading alternative to proprietary GIS software. Although QGIS is described as intuitive, it is also, by default, complex. Knowing which tools to use and how to apply them is essential to producing valuable deliverables on time.Starting with a refresher on QGIS basics, this book will take you all the way through to creating your first custom QGIS plugin. By the end of the book, you will understa...

Price:  $25.50  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

PostGIS in Action, 2nd Edition

PostGIS in Action, 2nd Edition

by Regina O. Obe, Leo S. Hsu

Processing data tied to location and topology requires specialized know-how. PostGIS is a free spatial database extender for PostgreSQL, every bit as good as proprietary software. With it, you can easily create location-aware queries in just a few lines of SQL code and build the back end for a mapping, raster analysis, or routing application with minimal effort.PostGIS in Action, 2nd Edition teaches you to ...

Price:  $35.84  |  Publisher:  Manning  |  Release:  2015

ArcGIS By Example

ArcGIS By Example

by Hussein Nasser

ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is considered the turnkey solution to creating and sharing interactive maps. ArcGIS is designed to work the way you work. With nothing to install and set up, ArcGIS helps you make your work productive from day one.The book covers the design and development of three ArcGIS applications to guide the readers in...

Price:  $35.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

Learning Geospatial Analysis with Python, 2nd Edition

Learning Geospatial Analysis with Python, 2nd Edition

by Joel Lawhead

Geospatial Analysis is used in almost every field you can think of from medicine, to defense, to farming. This book will guide you gently into this exciting and complex field. It walks you through the building blocks of geospatial analysis and how to apply them to influence decision making using the latest Python software.Learning Geospatial Analysis with Python, 2nd Edition uses the expressive and powerful...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook

ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook

by Daniela Cristiana Docan

ArcGIS for Desktop is one of the strongest components of the Esri ArcGIS platform. Users find it exciting because it has a lot of powerful tools and can work with a wide range of spatial data formats.This book will make you a more effective and efficient GIS user by showing you how to use ArcGIS for Desktop to create your own geodatabase model and manage layers, symbols, and label styles. Furthermore it wil...

Price:  $26.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

QGIS Python Programming Cookbook

QGIS Python Programming Cookbook

by Joel Lawhead

QGIS Python Programming will teach you how to write Python code that works with spatial data to automate geoprocessing tasks in QGIS. It will cover topics such as querying and editing vector data and using raster data. You will also learn to create, edit, and optimize a vector layer for faster queries, reproject a vector layer, reduce the number of vertices in a vector layer without losing critical data, an...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2015

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