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Useful Software

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Useful Software Repository


Software Package
Version Notes
FWTools 2.4.6 Win32/2.0.6 Linux 32 http://fwtools.maptools.org/
GDAL 1.6.1 http://pypi.python.org/packages/2.6/G/GDAL/GDAL-1.6.1.win32-py2.6.exe
Notepad++ 5.5.1 http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/download.php - Great multi-purpose text editor
Python 2.6.3 http://www.python.org/download/ - Free to install and use
WingIDE 3.2.1 http://wingware.com/wing101  - Free version of nice Python IDE; integrated shell, debugger
SSH Secure Shell 3.2 http://charlotte.at.northwestern.edu/bef/SSHdist.html - note that this is now legacy software but it is still a great tool
NoMachine NX Free Edition http://www.nomachine.com/download.php - This is a great remote desktop frontend and backendn for unix/linux/mac that works for all those clients and windows



Useful Websites


Creating GDAL Bindings http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/GdalOgrInPython - Great all around website with lots of good info
Enj.com http://www.enj.com/software/index.php - Spatial community; Flowpy repository.
Quick And Easy Python Tutorials

http://www.gis.usu.edu/~chrisg/python/2009/ - Website maintained by Chris Garrard at Utah State with good examples to get you acquainted with Python

http://diveintopython.org/ - "a (beginning) Python book for experienced programmers" - free HTML, PDF, etc







Our Work


Resource Date / Version
Amazon EC2 with the ENJ Geostack: Ubuntu Jaunty 32-bit server, PostGIS, Geoserver 2.0, Python 2.6, GDAL, Openlayers, GeoExt (note: most of the good stuff is either in /opt or /var/www) 29 October 2009 ami-3f19fa56
Installing Python and GDAL bindings on Windows 23 October 2009 link




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