SpatiaLite 3.0 Beta Is Available

Alessandro Furieri announced the availability of the beta of SpatiaLite 3.0.0 on 17 August. It can be downloaded here: http://www.gaia-gis.it/spatialite-3.0.0-BETA/index.html.

Some of the more interesting additions include additional support for topology and the ability to export GeoJSON.

I did a very quick test with QGIS 1.7.0 and was able to directly access and edit a table in a database I created with SpatiaLite 3.0.0 so that’s initially promising.

The extra island off the coast of Canada was edited in with QGIS.

QGIS 1.4.0 Released

QGIS 1.4.0 has been released. As Terry mentioned on Twitter, that news seemed to get lost amongst the discussion of the GeoDesign Summit and the rebranding of ArcGIS 9.4 to 10.0. I have made use of QGIS in the past and have been perusing 1.4.0 lately. I must state that I am not an analyst nor do I play one on TV but I have been very happy with this release. Continue reading “QGIS 1.4.0 Released”

SpatiaLite Support in QGIS

Alessandro announced on SpatiaLite group today that QGIS 1.1 will include a data provider for SpatiaLite, the spatial extender for SQLite.

It’s out there now in the SVN trunk if you’re so inclined. I am curious how long it will take to cascade through to the OSGEO4W build.

If you haven’t check out SpatiaLite, I highly encourage you to do so. It is powerful and very lightweight.