Flask

To get started let’s update our computers and install a python framework known as Flask that is going to get us mapping quickly! Flask is one example of a Model View Controller or MVC for short. The concept here is that we have separate components to make updates easy. For Read more…

GIS Filesystem

The GIS Lab file system has been updated for fall 2020. You can find your personal files in the following locations based upon which operating system you are using. OSMOTAR.GIS.UNBC.CA: All of your files are in the K: drive. Please note that the C: drive is periodically cleaned, you must Read more…

Tutorial 02 – Git

Git Init When using git repositories your project folder is presented to the operating system simply as a folder with files. There is also a hidden folder named .git that is used by git to track changes. The .git folder contains information about where the repository is hosted, and the Read more…

Lab 05 – Intro to SQL

Specifically we will use PostgreSQL, with the PostGIS extensions. During your career you may also come across ArcGIS Enterprise Databases, Oracle, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, or others. We have chosen PostgreSQL because of the PostGIS extensions, and it is open source, however the basic principals leared here will apply to other Read more…