GUI development for GRASS GIS

Martin Landa

Abstract


This article discusses GUI development for GRASS GIS. Sophisticated native GUI for GRASS is one of the key points (besides the new 2D/3D raster library, vector architecture improvements, etc.) for the future development of GRASS. In 2006 the GRASS development team decided to start working on the new generation of GUI instead of improving the current GUI based on Tcl/Tk.

Keywords


GIS, GRASS, GUI, wxPython, development

References


Markus Neteler and Helena Mitasova: Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach.Third Edition., Springer, New York, ISBN 978-0-387-35767-6, http://www.grassbook.org

Noel Rappin and Robin Dunn: wxPython in Action, Manning Publications, ISBN 9781932394627

Julian Smart, Kevin Hock and Stefan Csomor: Cross-Platform GUI Programming with wxWidgets, Prentice Hall PTR, ISBN 978-0131473812

GRASS GIS – http://grass.itc.it

wxPython – http://wxpython.org

wxWidgets – http://www.wxwidgets.org

PyOpenGL project – http://PyOpenGL.sourceforge.net


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