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GeoVis

A geographic visualization module that has one-liners for quickly inspecting a shapefile in a pop-up window, building and styling basic maps with multiple shapefile layers, and/or saving to imagefiles. No dependencies or installation needed.

https://github.com/karimbahgat/GeoVis

Status: Beta testing

Depends on:

Optional extensions: Aggdraw, PIL, PyCairo

Python versions: 2.6, 2.7

OS Platforms: Windows, OSX

 

Examples:

Viewing a single shapefile:


import geovis
geovis.ViewShapefile("path/to/shapefile.shp")

 

Installation:

Manual

Just place folder anywhere importable

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Author:

Primarily I am a social scientist and data wrangler on topics of political violence and public opinion, but I have increasingly gotten into Python programming and development, particularly focusing on geographic analysis, image rendering/drawing/visualization, and user-friendly Tkinter GUI software building.

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