Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com, this week: November 10 - 14, 2014.
The team behind GraphHopper is building a fast and open source alternative to other route and trip planning software. Licensed under the permissive Apache License 2.0 and available on GitHub.
What is geocaching? Heiko Rupp shares what it's like to search and find caches using GPS coordinates and other clues like riddles for this new kind of offline, outdoor scavenger hunt. Open source tools like c:geo can be used to "go geocaching" and the methods of the game resemble those used in open... Read more
What is geocaching? Heiko Rupp shares what it's like to search and find caches using GPS coordinates and other clues like riddles in this offline, outdoor activity.
Having a built-in navigation system in your new car is pretty commonplace now (that is, if you want to pay for it). These days many new car owners can just type in the address of where they want to go in to their in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system and a 2D map will pop up with some simple... Read more