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Articles in this section examine how free and open source software is changing the world of geographic and geospatial information science (GIS) and mapping.

A mapping event with OpenStreetMap (OSM) that will kick off on January 16, 2015 called #MapLesotho...
World Map

In the world of geospatial technology, closed source solutions have been the norm for decades. But...

The team behind GraphHopper is building a fast and open source alternative to other route and trip...

When we started talking about hosting a 'back to school' week at Opensource.com, I decided to take...

Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 9 - 15, 2014 In this week's edition of our open...
design and publish beautiful maps

Down what appears to be an alley just large enough to drive a delivery truck, Mapbox's Washington,...

Kate Chapman, executive director of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, gave Tuesday's keynote at...

Having a built-in navigation system in your new car is pretty commonplace now (that is, if you want...