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Erik Westra

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Erik Westra has been a professional software developer for over 25 years, and has worked almost exclusively in Python for the past decade. Erik’s early interest in Graphical User Interface design led to the development of one of the most advanced urgent courier dispatch systems used by messenger and courier companies worldwide. In recent years, Erik has been involved in the design and implementation of systems matching seekers with providers of goods and services across a range of geographical areas, as well as real-time messaging, payment, and identity systems. This work has included the creation of real-time geocoders and map-based views of constantly changing data. Erik is based in New Zealand, and works for companies worldwide. Erik is the author of the following Packt books: Python Geospatial Development (third edition), Python Geospatial Analysis, Building Mapping Applications with QGIS, and Modular Programming with Python. Erik has also authored the video course entitled Introduction to QGIS Python Programming.

Books from Erik Westra

  1. Python Geospatial Development - Third Edition
    $39.99
    Develop sophisticated mapping applications from scratch using Python 3 tools for geospatial development
  2. Python Geospatial Development - Second Edition
    $29.99
    If you're experienced in Python here's an opportunity to get deep into Geospatial development, linking data to global locations. No prior knowledge required - this book takes you through it all, step by step.
  3. Python Geospatial Development
    $29.99
    Working with geo-spatial data isn’t easy, but for many Python developers it’s essential with the growth of Geographic Information Systems. This superb book takes you from the basic concepts to advanced techniques in accessible steps.
  4. Python Geospatial Analysis Essentials
    $27.99
    Process, analyze, and display geospatial data using Python libraries and related tools
  5. Modular Programming with Python
    $31.99
    Introducing modular techniques for building sophisticated programs using Python
  6. Building Mapping Applications with QGIS
    $26.99
    Create your own sophisticated applications to analyze and display geospatial information using QGIS and Python
  7. QGIS Python Programming Techniques [Video]
    $124.99
    Create your own sophisticated applications to analyze and display geospatial information using QGIS and Python
  8. Introduction to QGIS Python Programming [Video]
    $84.99
    Learn how to analyze and display geospatial information using QGIS and Python