I am a map lover, computer plumber, internet addict and political junky. Here you’ll find my thoughts and musings about the world with a heavy spatial bias.
QGIS 3.0 XYZ Tile Layers
How to add common web basemaps to QGIS Since QGIS 3.0 changed the underlying Python API for developing plugins, a number of plugin authors have yet to update their plugs to match. One important common plugin yet to be updated—that I get a fair amount of use out of—is QuickMapServices (QMS). Without it, it can be difficult to find and add common basemap layers. There is however an alternative: you can directly add XYZ Tile Layers to your QGIS map document.
National Security: Investigative Capabilities Consultation
Do you care about your privacy in the digital age? Please answer this Canadian Government questionnaire if you do. It takes some time (it took me over an hour to do enough research to be able to answer these questions), but I’ve assembled some information to help you that will make it far shorter.