Category Archives: Win 8.1

QGIS 2.8.1 Getting Shape Files into SQL Server 2008 Express R2

For digital mapping the shp extension is the equivalent of csv files – A significant amount of information is still held in shape files and even if it is not, nearly every GIS package can export to shape format. It’s … Continue reading

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Dealing with Dates can still catch you out

The other day I was dealing with dates and I found a cracking little gotcha that might just be catching a few people out. When is 07/11/14 not 07/11/14 When one is 17 November 2014 and one is 17 November … Continue reading

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