Converting ESRI .lpk files to Shapefiles for use in QGIS 2

Converting ESRI .lpk files to Shapefiles  for use in QGIS
ESRI ArcGIS can export compressed geographic files using the ‘LPK’ file extension. ESRI also have a number of datasets available for free download on their website that use this extension, e.g. the popular North America Postal Areas and Zip Codes datasets. Unfortunately the LPK extension is a proprietary extension not directly supported by other tools, ...

Book Review: GIS for Web Developers

GIS for Web Developers, Scott Davis, Pragmatic Programmers LLC 2007 As the name suggests, this book is intended as an introduction to online geospatial mapping for web developers. This target audience has a mix of expertise, and Davis does a good job of keeping the correct balance. No assumptions are made regarding the readers’ knowledge ...