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Revision as of 21:55, 14 June 2006

Migrating to GRASS

Welcome! There is a lot of help on the web and a wealth of expertise available on the mailing lists and via IRC.


GIS "The GRASS way"

Interoperability

  • Collaboration with external software is highly encouraged.
  • GDAL/OGR for Import/Export
  • R statistics
  • Matlab/Octave - r.in.mat, r.out.mat, v.in.mapgen, v.in.ascii, v.out.ascii
  • POVray
  • VMRL
  • GMT - Generic Mapping Tools for cartography

Portability

  • All code POSIX C and generic UNIX compatible

Scriptability

  • GRASS is made up of modular tools specifically designed for easy scriptability in any number of common scripting languages
  • SWIG interface for direct hooks into higher scripting languages

Freedom


GRASS Concepts


Tips for recent migrants