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I am a software engineer at Envitia Ltd. I am a GeoTools developer in my spare time. I used to teach a course on open web standards at Penn State University.


Jul
9
comment Problem with Geometry SRID in PostGIS
make sure you give your data a SRID that matches the table before trying to insert it.
Jul
9
comment QGIS 2.4: Basemap.at is displayed in poor quality
can you add the URL of the service so we can try it ourselves?
Jul
9
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Geoserver Crashing when opening layer preview
Jul
9
comment Why doesn't SLD validate?
can you share the error message?
Jul
9
revised Why doesn't SLD validate?
fixed format so SLD shows up
Jul
4
revised how to access vector layer from localhost:8085
formatting
Jul
4
revised How can I find closest point on a polygon from a point
improved english
Jul
3
comment geoserver and overlapping multipolygons from postgis
They are drawn in featureID order to be precise.
Jul
3
comment Insanely large house numbers in TIGER data
Looking streetview all those houses seem to have names not numbers - but it's hard to be sure.
Jul
3
comment Which projected coordinate system should be used for mapping the US?
the usual one is epsg.io/2163
Jul
3
revised How to get layers from a specific store of geoserver using python gsconfig?
formatting
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jul
2
comment Optimum set up for large data sets such as mobile service coverage maps
This question appears to be off-topic because it is confused about how web mapping works.
Jul
2
comment Is there a way to retrieve/query country data from a shapefile programmatically using map coordinates in GeoTools?
did you try looking at the code in the demo? Alternatively read the tutorials docs.geotools.org/stable/tutorials/filter/query.html
Jul
2
answered Displaying coordinate references in GeoTools?
Jun
30
comment Test for polygon orientation
Use the GeoTools data store and it will handle it seamlessly for you.
Jun
30
comment Tiles causing problems with dasharray
try adding a gutter or use metatiling
Jun
30
answered Test for polygon orientation
Jun
28
comment Display coordinate references in Geotools
Yes. It can be done. We need more details of what you want and what you have tried before we can help. You might want to migrate your question to GIS.stackexchange
Jun
27
comment Updating Shape File Datastores on Geoserver
Alternatively look at the rest interface which is designed for this. docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/user/rest