Arcpy, GDAL/OGR, General, JavaScript, Python, Tutorial

My Windows Dev Stack

As a researcher I often develop for Python, JavaScript (both Node.js and browser) and HTML/CSS on Windows. This series of blog posts describes my development environment from high level technologies down to the specific apps I use every day. It should be of interest to anyone doing Python or web development – hopefully you pick up some new ideas, useful apps or different ways of doing things!

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JavaScript, PostGIS, Python

A simple CherryPy RESTful JSON server

I have recently been working with CherryPy. Although it seems very powerful, it is quite hard to find simple and clear online examples for some things. In this case I wanted to set up a RESTful server that can accept POST requests containing JSON/GeoJSON, and return JSON/GeoJSON. For testing I set up a small web page that sends the request and displays the response. Continue reading