Recently I went over the page kindly maintained by jeffschuler to get a sense of the status of the Drupal Geospatial Modules. If I consider investing in developing a Drupal Webmapping, how much can I rely on modules to exist in the future?
The graph below shows that many more geospatial modules exist in versions [...]
I was interested in re-purposing this example on using PostGIS from within R. It assumes that “an ODBC connector has been set up”. It did take me a while to set up the connection from R on a Mac (OS 10.5.8), and I did not find a coherent documentation about this.
So for the record, [...]
For an experimental spatial PostGIS database I needed to set up Drupal to manage the data entry. Drupal by default installs with mySQL, so to run it with PostgreSQL, which allows me to add the PostGIS language I needed to take a longer route.
Here is how it worked.