April 18th 2016 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
We look forward to meeting you in Brooklyn!
We are still making last-minute "enhancements" to our presentation and labs. Please revisit the site before training to download the latest.
In the meantime, please make sure you have PostgreSQL and PostGIS installed on your laptop if you want to run thru the lab exercises.
We ask that you install the latest versions of each.
We will be presenting using PGAdmin.
If your laptop affords you a GUI, we highly recommend that you install PGAdmin.
If you have questions email us at lr at pcorp dot us.
OpenJump for adhoc PostGIS queries
QGIS popular viewing tool for PostGIS
ogrfdw is a spatial foreign data wrapper builds on GDAL Spatial ETL www.gdal.org. You can use it for both spatial data (ESRI Shapefile, OSM, KML, GeoJSON etc) and non-spatial (such as spreadsheets, csv files, dbase files, Web services, relational databases (has both direct and can interface with ODBC) etc. It is packaged with Windows PostGIS application stackbuilder installer and also available via yum.postgresql.org.
We will also be using NodeJS for viewing 3D. Install NodeJS, make a directory where you'll host the app. Source code for app is https://github.com/robe2/node_postgis_express
At OS shell/command line prompt, run the two lines below.
npm install express
npm install pg.js
Presentation scripts and data. This was what was presented in training but not part of the lab exercises.
Basic lab data and scripts
Bonus Data for geocoding New York using postgis_tiger_geocoder
Some of these are part of the lab or presentation download
Baruch College Mass Transit spatial layers
( 2015-Nov routes_nyc_subway_nov2015.zip)
NY Open Data - Borough Boundaries renamed nyc_boroughs
US Census Tiger data - loaded just for New York State (2015 dataset) utlizing postgis_tiger_geocoder generated scripts instructions detailed in PostGIS manual: Tiger Geocoder Enabling.
Stay tuned for our next book pgRouting: A Practical Guide published by Locate Press due out 1st or 2nd quarter 2017. Preview drafts available. Content is now feature complete.
© Leo Hsu and Regina Obe 2014