[FWTools] Starting with FWTools

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Mar 17 10:57:25 EDT 2008

Faizan Tayyab wrote:
> Hi,
>  I am new to FWTools however i have programmed with
> Python before. I wanted to experiement with FWTools
> especially working with OGR.
> I was thinking of creating a simple shapefile viewer
> for a start. I searched for a tutorial but couldnt
> find anything that's helpful.


The GDAL/OGR Python bindings do not support display, so
this is a fairly ambitious start.  You could look build
on the OpenEV viewer components if that is a direction you
really want to go.


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