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GeoDjango - the geo extensions to the popular Python Web Framework - and more!

  • Oct 26, 2011 · 7:00 PM


It has been some time since our last GeoMeetup, so let's schedule one!

Location: In downtown SF (Trulia's offices).

Who: Zain Memon - ex-Django committer - current Trulia geo-guru

What: GeoDjango - and more!

GeoDjango is an add-on for Django that turns it into a world-class geographic Web framework. GeoDjango strives to make it as simple as possible to create geographic Web applications, like location-based services. Some features include:

  • Django model fields for OGC geometries.
  • Extensions to Django’s ORM for the querying and manipulation of spatial data.
  • Loosely-coupled, high-level Python interfaces for GIS geometry operations and data formats.
  • Editing of geometry fields inside the admin.
  • And more!

About Zain: Zain is one of the two people on the geo team at Trulia, who has released data-viz hits such as crime mapsweeplaces, and tendermaps. He uses Python and GeoDjango to create pretty, useful maps.

Expect coolness. See you then!

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  • Romy I.

    Are there any presentations or videos of this meetup online? or blog posts?

    January 16, 2012

  • Ajna C.

    I wish that this was way more in-depth. We are a GeoDjango shop and this was a super simple introduction to GeoDjango.

    October 27, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Met good people, learned where to look for really detailed answers, and drank good beer.

    October 27, 2011

  • Samuel V.

    It was a rare presentation, short and sweet, which didn't try to cover every last little thing about GeoDjango in an hour. Good job!

    October 27, 2011

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