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* [[GRASS Programming Howto]] (partially outdated)
* [[GRASS Programming Howto]] (partially outdated)
* [[Updating GRASS Documentation]] How-To
* [[Updating GRASS Documentation]] How-To
* [http://www.stack.nl/~dimitri/doxygen/manual.html Doxygen manual]
: GRASS libraries are self-documenting using Doxygen header comments.
* [[GIS Concepts]] and how they are implemented in GRASS
* [[GIS Concepts]] and how they are implemented in GRASS
* [[GRASS Debugging]]
* [[GRASS Debugging]]

Revision as of 21:22, 31 March 2007

GRASS License

The GRASS GIS project is developed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (the GPL) in the open by volunteers the world over.

Resources for Developers



GRASS libraries are self-documenting using Doxygen header comments.




  • Internal GRASS test suite (scripts collection in "testsuite/")

Code Search and Metrics



Works in Progress

Sandbox (ideas section)

Linking GRASS to external languages


Commercial development for GRASS

this is an unsorted (and most probably incomplete) list of paid development for GRASS GIS

Related projects

With connections to GRASS

  • JGrass - Java based frontend for GRASS incuding extended hydrological modelling tools
  • KerGIS - BSD-like licensed fork of GRASS 4.1.5
  • GAL - Project to reimplement a GRASS-like GIS using a modern object oriented approach
  • pyWPS - Python Web Processing Service (GRASS on the web)
  • PROJ.4 - Cartographic Projections Library
  • GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library
  • QGIS - Quantum GIS
  • OSGeo- The Open Source Geospatial Foundation
  • FreeGIS.org - Interactive information base for the GIS Free Software world
  • DebianGIS - Project coordinating geospatial software for Debian GNU/Linux
  • R statistics - High powered geostatistical analysis engine
  • gstat - Multivariable geostatistical modelling, prediction and simulation

Not connected to GRASS

  • GMT - The Generic Mapping Tools advanced cartography package
  • SAGA GIS - A modern programming method GIS for the geosciences
  • uDig - User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS (uDig) web portal
  • gvSIG - Similar in nature to QGIS, but written in Java
  • JUMP - For viewing and manipulating spatial data-sets, using Java
  • Starspan - Mixed raster and vector spatial analysis
  • OpenEV - Raster and vector GIS with good support for image analysis