Sophia Parafina — Open Source Mapping in Windows

The real game changer is the release of TileMill for Windows.

She’s right, lots of great new options for Windows users.  As Brian Timoney says:

PSA for GIS grads: the industry is already full-up with folks with no Python, no Javascript & marginal database skills

— Brian Timoney (@briantimoney) February 3, 2012

Those are universal skills no matter if you are on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux.  Cross platform apps gives you the ability to use your skills everywhere, rather than scripting VBA Microsoft Access “databases”.

The real game changer is the release of TileMill for Windows.

She’s right, lots of great new options for Windows users.  As Brian Timoney says:

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Those are universal skills no matter if you are on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux.  Cross platform apps gives you the ability to use your skills everywhere, rather than scripting VBA Microsoft Access “databases”.

Author: James Fee

National GIS/IT Practice Leader at Matrix New World