Took me a while to post this, but Pete Warden DM’d me on twitter after this post: https://smathermather.wordpress.com/2013/10/01/geocoding-in-qgis-the-easy-way/ about geocoding with the following link: http://petewarden.com/2013/09/09/why-you-should-stop-pirating-googles-geo-apis/ It’s funny, I hadn’t given serious thought to whether this use of Google geocoding was a violation of the terms of service, but he makes some great points about why not only does it violate those terms, but why as advocates … Continue reading Pirating APIs
Search the Google for geocoding in QGIS and you find a few nice articles, mostly pointing to third party web sites that will geocode for you, e.g. this post from 2009. It’s a good post, but there’s an easier way now. Well, let’s see if a little SEO will help solve this for people– a great tool for geocoding in QGIS is MMQGIS. Add it … Continue reading Geocoding in QGIS, the easy way.