Implementing an in-house “New Project Wizard” for QGIS

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Recently, we were required to implement a custom “New Project Wizard” for use in a client’s internal QGIS installation. The goal here was that users would be required to fill out certain metadata fields whenever they created a new QGIS project. Fortunately, the PyQGIS (and underlying Qt) libraries makes this possibly, and relatively straightforward to […]

24 Days of QGIS 3.0 Features

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If you’re not following @northroadgeo on Twitter, you’ve probably missed our recent “24 Days of QGIS” countdown. Over December, we’ve been highlighting 24 different features which are coming with the QGIS 3.0 release. We’ve collected all of these below so you can catch up: 1 of #24daysofqgis : Coming soon in #QGIS 3.0 – inbuilt […]

QGIS layouts rewrite – progress report #1

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Following our recent successful QGIS Layout and Reporting Engine crowdfunding campaign, we’ve been hard at working ripping up the internals of the QGIS 2.x print composer and rebuilding a brand new, shiny QGIS layouts engine. This is exciting work – it’s very satisfying to be able to cleanup a lot of the old composer code in […]

QGIS Layout and Reporting Engine Campaign – a success!

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Thanks to the tireless efforts and incredible generosity of the QGIS user community, our crowdfunded QGIS Layout and Reporting Engine campaign was a tremendous success! We’ve reached the funding goal for this project, and as a result QGIS 3.0 will include a more powerful print composer with a reworked code base. You can read more about […]

The road to QGIS 3.0 – part 1

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As we discussed in QGIS 3 is under way, the QGIS project is working toward the next major version of the application and these developments have major impact on any custom scripts or plugins you’ve developed for QGIS. We’re now just over a week into this work, and already there’s been tons of API breaking changes […]