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Setting up a PostGIS database for custom geonode app

Last time we setup a custom Geonode project based on Geonode template.

Lets setup a spatial database using PostGIS (PostgreSQL 9.3.3) to store spatial data. 403 more words


django.core.exceptions.ImproperlyConfigured: 'django.contrib.gis.db.backends.postgis'

I pulled down a GeoDjango application today and ran into this issue.

django.core.exceptions.ImproperlyConfigured: ‘django.contrib.gis.db.backends.postgis’ isn’t an available database backend.
Try using django.db.backends.XXX, where XXX is one of:

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Setting up GeoDjango on Ubuntu

This is how I setup GeoDjango development environment on a clean install of Ubuntu.

A good place to start would be to take a quick look at the… 521 more words


Bomb Sight is Live

Start discovering London’s wartime past today on our website ( and  our mobile app which is coming very soon). The Bomb Sight project is mapping the London WW2 bomb census between 7/10/1940 and 06/06/1941. 161 more words

Bomb Census Maps

GeoDjango on Arch

I just burned through the tutorial for GeoDjango.  It’s pretty easy to follow, but if you’re on Arch remember when it references python substitute python2 since Django doesn’t work with Python3 yet.   48 more words


OpenSource Technical Infrastructure: PostGIS, Geoserver and Django ...

The technologies underpinning Stepping Into Time will take advantage of free or low cost computing resources and open-source software now prevalent in web and app development. 427 more words

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Calculating distance between two locations in python/django

In my new Searching App i want to simply be able to figure out the distance, geographically, between two points says user and doctor  based on their zip code and then sort a list based on that. 273 more words