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Introduction to 3D GIS in the Browser: Cesium.js, Mapnik and PostGIS
Pascal Rettig (CTO, Alignable) will present an introduction to visualizing geographic data in the browser. He will provide a overview of the open source tools available to import, transform and prepare GIS data for display, including QGIS, PostGIS and Mapnik, and then go into depth on the Cesium.js WebGL framework for creating interactive 3D map-based visualizations. Special thanks to O'Reilly for hosting the meetup at their downtown Boston office. Drinks and Pizza will be provided, sponsor TBA.

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2 Ave de Lafayette (6th floor) · Boston, MA

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    While there are plenty of groups around for specific languages (PHP, Ruby, Javascript) there's no group around the hub dedicated to the discussion of experience-based best-practices on the ridiculous number of things front-end web developers need to master to be at the top of their game:

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