Vagrant on AWS with Windows

Vagrant on AWS with Windows Required installations: – AWS CLI – VirtualBox – Vagrant – an existing EC2 instance with an account private key on your local file system. [Optional] If you use PuTTy ssh client, you may want to install and configure the Vagrant PuTTY plugin, by following instructions here: https://github.com/nickryand/vagrant-multi-putty. You will also…

Book: QGIS Blueprints

I wrote QGIS Blueprints (2005), published by Packt Publishing.  QGIS Blueprints covers web mapping application construction via open source software, centered around QGIS — the popular open source desktop GIS package. I developed the material around practical blueprints for building web applications.  Topics covered in the book include: performant and user-friendly applications, raster and topological modeling, choosing and…

I’m back!

I’m back from my cross country bike ride!  On a completely different topic, my book with Packt Publishing, is finished and available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other fine book retailers:

UD/USDA Lima Bean Data Interface

Developed a data interface, in collaboration with Dr. Nicole Donofrio et al. (University of Delaware).  The Lima Bean Data Inteface is part of a USDA funded multi-institution lima bean research grant.  The interface provides capabilities for disseminating the work of the plant and soil scientists to stakeholders, such as processors and growers and other scientists.  The interface allows visualization,…