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Fastkml

Fastkml is a library to read, write and manipulate KML files. It aims to keep it simple and fast (using lxml if available). Fast refers to the time you spend to write and read KML files as well as the time you spend to get aquainted to the library or to create KML objects. It aims to provide all of the functionality that KML clients such as OpenLayers, Google Maps, and Google Earth provides.

https://github.com/cleder/fastkml

Status: Actively developed

Depends on: PyGeoif, DateUtils

Optional extensions: Shapely, lxml

Python versions: N/A

OS Platforms: N/A

 

Installation:

Pip

pip install fastkml

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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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