Category Archives: Open Source

MS Access Function – import all CSV files from a directory with the same structure into a single table

This is a really nice function that can be used to place all data from multiple CSVs (with the same structure) into a single table. Here I use the Ordnance Survey’s excellent Code Point data set that gives postcodes in … Continue reading

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nuBuilderPro – Import csv into a table of your application MySQL database (Its very easy)

I don’t know about you but for me its pretty rare to start an application without any information. At the very least there may be lookup tables or you have information collected in a spreadsheet. Thus when I came to … Continue reading

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The Gunslinger and the Indian

There’s a fight on your computer over a girl called Planned Obsolecence I get that you need to update software periodically and I definitely want to see software developers paid an appropriate amount but what happens when no one can … Continue reading

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QGIS – Free GREAT Digital Mapping Software

A map showing winds over the Atlantic Looking for a desktop digital mapping package? You really need to check out QGIS it is an absolutely excellent open source geographical information system. At the time of writing the latest version was … Continue reading

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