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    Eric Highly Recommends:

    Improved Toporama at Atlas of Canada - The feds finally got their collective acts together and gave the world a shiny new and improved replacement for the static maps at the old Toporama site (read: now user-friendly!). It's awesome. I have been waiting for this kind of topographic data to be available on the web since.... well, I guess since I first picked up a topo map.

    Diedre's New Finds:

    Ianko's GIS Page - Compilation of VB scripts for the calculate values in the attribute table including bearing, azimuth, angles, etc. Also some cheap tools to enhance ArcView9x? editing utilities. Easy Zip Utility - This software enables batch unzipping with a point and click user interface.

     

    Matt's latest GIS Bookmarks:

     

    Raster map reprojection (warping) with JavaScript in a web-browser with HTML5 Canvas - ...

     

    SpatiaLite - the SpatiaLite extension enables SQLite to support spatial data too [aka GEOMETRY], in a way conformant to OpenGis specifications; each SQLite database is simply a file; you can freely copy it, compress it, send it on a LAN or WEB with no complication at all; They are also portables; the same database file will work on Windows, Linux, MacOs etc...

     

    Linfiniti Geo Blog - ...

     

    MapTiler - Map Tile Cutter. Overlay Generator for Google Maps, Google Earth (KML SuperOverlay). - Map Overlay Generator for Google Maps and Google Earth...

     

    GSF Outils for ArcGIS, Groupe Système Forêt - tool to upload custom layers and symbols to Garmin GPS units (untested); create shapefile from inside Arcmap; clean, generalize, detect overlaps, etc. without Arcinfo license; $350...

     

    ArcGIS Desktop Help 9.3 - Making new features with topology tools - Creating polygons from lines in ArcCatalog; Construct Features tool takes selected features from one or more feature classes and creates new features in target layer; create multiple line features by splitting longer features at the places where they intersect using the Planarize Lines command;...

     

    Arcmap code to change mxd connection properties - a function that will open an mxd and change the connection properties for any SDE layers in the map. You should be able to modify it to fit your particular requirements. It's written in VB.NET....

     

    Index of /pub/geogratis/faq - ArcMap .mxd and .style files for creating NTS-like maps from NTDB...

     

    NIM#'s for better layer file recovery options - NIM001605: Provide better error message when importing symbology from a .lyr with broken data path NIM043220: Allow importing of symbology from a layer file that has a broken data source....

     

    Re: Programmatically update ArcSDE domain user login / data source in layer files - code to change the connection parameters for a set of layer files; designed to run as a macro from within Catalog on a selected directory. It will modify the connection info for ALL the LYR files in the choosen directory. You'll need to modify the properties in 'With pPropSet' to match your needs....

     

    ArcCatalog: find source of lyr file - print data source used in layer file...

     

    Spatial Reference - Find your references in any number of formats: * See Existing EPSG Codes: 4326, 2805 * Upload your own Projection as WKT, proj4, etc. * Browse a list: o 4362 EPSG references o 447 ESRI references o 2380 IAU2000 references o 186 spatialreference.org references...

     

    esri tv on youtube - ...

     

    The GIS Forum - "Our goal here at The GIS Forum is to give GIS users a place to teach, learn, and explore the geospatial community in an interactive and social atmosphere." Forums, Blogs, Wikis...

     

    Coordinate and Datum Transformations - With this Java application, you can convert between geographic and UTM coordinates, and you can convert coordinates between a variety of geodetic datums....

     

     


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