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          Contacts and Community




uDig Training
                GeoTools (& GeoAPI)
  • Where useful code lives




  • GeoTools- Implements Standards
                • http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTOOLS
  • GeoAPI – Interfaces for Standards
                • http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOAPI

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          GeoTools: James MacGill
  • History: Spatial Data Mining
                • Started GeoTools in 1996 at Leeds Uni
                • From Applet to Developers and Scientists
                • Set up a community of “Project Committee
                  Members” (PMC)
  • What is Doing:
                • Professor at Penn State Uni
                • GeoVista – stats and GIS fun!
                • GeoTools – exalted leader
  • What he is playing with:
                • Google Earth and GeoServer
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          GeoTools: James MacGill
  • Hobby:
        – Baby (Rebbeca)




  • Contact:
        – geotools-gt2-users@lists.sourceforge.net
        – geotools-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
        – GeoVista: jmacgill@psu.edu
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                     JTS: Martin Davis
  • History: Java Topology Suite
                • Closed development / open source
                • Very reliable process
                • The foundation of a lot of Open-source GIS
  • About JTS:
                • JTS was ported to C (and called GEOS)
                • Also available in C#
  • About Vivid:
                • The Other Victoria Consulting Company
  • Contact:
                • jts_discussion@yahoogroups.ca
                • http://www.vividsolutions.com/jts
  • Works with Jonathan Aquino (JUMP)

uDig Training
GeoTools: Martin Desruisseaux
  • History
        –   Combined projects with Geotools 2,
        –   Oceanographer from France
        –   Stationed in the South pacific
        –   Known for careful scientific based
            implementations of things like CRS
  • What he is Doing:
        – GeoAPI (so everyone shares)
        – GridCoverage (cause I broke it)
  • What he is playing with:
        – He just works all the time
  • Contact:
        – martin.desruisseaux@noumea.ird.nc
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         GeoTools: Rueben Schulz
  • History:
                • Showed up and started helping
                • Writes documentation
                  (so we can understand Martin)
                • So we made him a Geotools PMC
  • What he is Doing:
                • Forestry Degree at UBC
  • What he is playing with:
                • For some reason he finds deep math fun
  • Contact:
        – r_j_schulz@yahoo.ca

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          GeoServer: Dave Blasby:
• History: 10+ GIS                          • What he is Doing:
   –PostGIS                                    – GeoServer Lead
• Contact:                                     – GeoServer 1.3
     –dblasby@openplans.org
     –geoserver-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
                                                 (at TOPP)
     –http://geoserver.sourceforge.net/     • What he wants to
                                              do:
                                               – Feature Versioning
                                               – Community
                                                 Planning
                                            • Hobbies
                                               – Scuba
                                               – Travel


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         GeoServer: Chris Holmes
  • History:
        – GeoServer in 2002
          (Rob Hranac started)
        – z39.50 support
        – Released GeoServer 1.0.0
  • What he is Doing:
        – Scholarship in Africa
  • What he wants to do:
        – Set up Open Spatial Infrastructure using Open-
          Source (see EOGEO on web)
  • Hobbies: Travel
  • Contact: cholmes@openplans.org

uDig Training
                   Jody Garnett
  • History:
     – GeoServer in June of 2003
     – Redesigned Data Access
     – Lead Validating WFS project
       (The web ui is part of that)
  • What he is doing:
     – This training Course
     – Community Building
     – Lead of UDIG project
     – GeoTools PMC
  • What he is playing with: Everything!
     – Metadata (mad plan)
     – GeoServer Architecture (for OSI)
  • Contact
     – jgarnett@refractions.net
     – http://udig.refractions.net/
uDig Training
                Gabriel Roldán
  • History:
        – GeoServer in Sep 2003
        – ArcSDE DataStore
        – GeoServer WMS
        – GeoServer SVG




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                   Other GeoTools
  • Ian Schneider
        – Shapefile Module Maintainer
        – feature and data i/o rewrites
  • Ian Turton
        – WMS and Filters
  • Andrea Aime
        –   Rendering and SLD
        –   Missing in action – much missed!
        –   Last seen making an Eclipse Bean View
        –   Waiting for his baby
  • Sean Geoghegan
        – Created Oracle DataStore
          (Jody & Chris now maintain)
uDig Training
                    David Zwiers
  • History:
        – GeoServer December of 2003
        – Redesigning core of GeoServer for VWFS
        – Part of the UDIG Team in 2004
        – GeoTools PMC, module maintainer of XML
  • What he is doing now:
        – XDO (works at vivid solutions)
  • Hobbies
        – Sailing
        – Cars

uDig Training
                UDIG: Richard Gould
  • History:
        –   STRUTS expert for GeoServer UI
        –   Started Dec 2003 (VWFS)
        –   Part of the core UDIG Team
        –   GeoTools PMC
        –   Module maintainer on WMS
  • What he is Doing:
        – Going to school (finally)
        – Feature Portrayal Service (FPS)
        – Printing and GEF
  • Contact
        – rgould@refractions.net

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                UDIG: Richard Gould
  • Known For: WMS, Silly, Strange Music




uDig Training
                     Jesse Eichar
  • History:
        – Part of the initial UDIG Team
  • Known For:
        – Eclipse Modeling Framework
        – Map, Layer, Renderer
        – Geotools LiteRenderer2, Shapefile, …
        – Being Helpful
  • Hobbies
        – Capoeira

uDig Training
                  Jesse Eichar




  Contact:
        – jeichar@refractions.net or freenode#udig
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                  Justin Deoliver
  • Contact:
        – jdeoliver@refractions.net
  • History:
        – JUMP Developer
  • Known for:
        – Mad Plans
        – Nightly builds
        – Wizards
  • What he wants to do:
        – OpenGL Rendering System
        – OSI Framework

uDig Training
                  Mark Leslie
• Contact:
   – mleslie@refractions.net
• What he is working on:
   – Lots of stuff
• What he worked on:
   – Style view
   – Populations at Risk
• What he wants to do:
   – UDIG Theming




uDig Training
                           Amr Alam
        – Contact: aalam@refractions.net
        – What he worked on:
                • Style view (& thus GeoTools)
        – What he wants to do:
                • Legend View & Legend MapGraphic




uDig Training
        Refractions: Paul Ramsey

  • What he works on:
        – GIS Industry
        – OSG


  • Hobby:
        – Baby


  • Contact:
        – pramsey@refraction.net
        – udig-devel@lists.refractions.net
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