Name: [581] steve
Member: 89 months
Authored: 7 videos
Description:

OpenStreetMap [ID:180]

a series of video-tutorials by steve

All about openstreetmap.org - the wiki world map

Video Tutorials

1. OpenStreetMap introduction

A introduction to using and getting started with OpenStreetMap. Topics covered include using the map interface, forum, wiki, IRC, mapping parties, TRAC (bug tracking), adding your own traces, viewing recent trace uploads and the shop.

2. Potlatch introduction

A introduction to the openstreetmap.org online Flash-based editor, potlatch.

3. GPSBabel

How to use GPS babel on a mac to get data off of your GPS and in to GPX. Some applicability to windows users also as it's a similar interface.

4. JOSM basic introduction

A basic introduction to JOSM - the Java OpenStreetMap editor

5. Photos in JOSM

How to pull in photos of street signs etc in to JOSM.

6. Editing in JOSM

How to edit data in JOSM, the Java OpenStreetMap editor

7. Addressing with Potlatch

How to add addressing data in to OpenStreetMap using the potlatch editor.

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Educating the Open-source Community With Showmedo

Although as important as the software it supports, education and documentation are relatively neglected in the Open-source world. Coders love to code, and explaining how best to use or improve the software tends to be deferred or even sidelined.

At Showmedo we believe the community can play a vital role here and also say thanks for the tools and software that make our lives easier. If you have a piece of software you love or a programming langugage you are enthusiastic about, why not make a screencast showing others how to use it? All the stuff you wish you'd been told, the tips, tricks, insights that would have saved you time and frustration.

Screencasting is easier than you think, and we're happy to help you. You can emailus for advice or just use some of the how-to screencasts on the site. This screencasting learning-pathis a good place to start.

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