Introduction to PostGIS

Introduction to PostGIS

Getting Started

  • This workshop uses a data bundle. Download it and extract to a convenient location.
  • This workshop uses OpenGeo Suite. Download it and place it in a convenient location.

Workshop Materials

Inside the data bundle, you will find:

a directory containing this HTML workshop
a directory containing the shapefiles we will be loading

All the data in the package is public domain and freely redistributable. All the software in the package is open source, and freely redistributable. This workshop is licensed as Creative Commons “share alike with attribution”, and is freely redistributable under the terms of that license.



Practical walkthroughs of app development examples using OpenGeo Suite.


Course materials given at our various training classes in NYC and conferences around the world.

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