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Python Geospatial Development Essentials by Karim Bahgat

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Adding more GIS functionality

There are loads of GIS functionalities that you may wish to add to your application. Of the many pre-existing modules and libraries available, here are just a few suggestions as to what is mostly needed and possible to do. A more comprehensive list can be found at www.pythongisresources.wordpress.com or on the Python Package Index website.

Note

For more in-depth implementations of some of these tools, and further reading and ideas on how to implement a GIS application in Python, refer to Python Geospatial Development - Second Edition by Erik Westra.

Basic GIS selections

There are a few core data selection functions that we have still not implemented. Importantly, these include the ability to subset a layer based on a ...

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