- Tuesday, 2012-03-20 11:00: FOSSGIS in Dessau, Germany starts with a workshop for programming QGIS plugins
A great conference begins, with about 400 people attending presentations and workshops over three days.
- Tuesday, 2012-03-20 14:42: Changeset c27c89045c: “Add WFS support for QGIS server. Provided by René-Luc D’Hont”
- Tuesday, 2012-03-20 14.48: QGIS 1.7.4 uploaded to DebianGIS
Ok, QGIS 1.7.4 is already a few weeks old. But current version on Debian is 1.4.0! This will be a long “new features” list for Debian users. Thanks for your work, Francesco!
- Tuesday, 2012-03-20 16:00: Marco Bernasocchi demonstrates a fully functional QGIS on a Android tablet.
GPS support, right click gesture, pinch zooming and offline editing plugin working. Just a few tickets are left for uploading it to Android market. Hopefully we find another great student for this years follow-up GSoC project!
- Wednesday, 2012-03-21 16.05: Victor Olaya, author of SEXTANTE, announces his work on a QGIS processing framework with toolbox, graphical modeler, batch processing interface, etc.
- Wednesday, 2012-03-21 18.30: QGIS and GRASS user meeting at FOSSGIS
Explaining whats going on in the QGIS code and the QGIS community. Live demonstration of raster resampling branch.
- Wednesday, 2012-03-21 20.18: Tim announces QGIS 1.8 RC1 for April 9th.
Test it before the hackfest in Lyon!
- Thursday, 2012-03-22 08:00: Bad news - three days in a row without any commit from jef!
What happened? Jürgen forgot to bring his power adapter to Dessau :-(
- Thursday, 2012-03-22 13:30: FOSSGIS is over
with well attended QGIS presentations and workshops.
- Thursday, 2012-03-22 23:37: Changeset 05f7d6baea “fix warnings”, authored by jef-n
Jürgen is back home again. Phew!
- Friday, 2012-03-23 10:26: Changeset 585e58179d: Nathan Woodrow merges native MS SQL provider, written by Tamas Szekeres, into master.
Good news for MS SQL users, but also for Tim: “Finally a way to stop having to use PostGIS all the time…”
What a week for QGIS! Looking forward to more news from the QGIS Hackfest in Lyon.