Here are some other books you may find useful:
In this example we are going to begin to build a standalone GIS application using Python and the QGIS libraries. We’ll start simple by creating an application to load and display a shapefile. In later posts we’ll enhance the application to provide some map tools and other features.
Sometimes the “out-of-the-box” GIS applications don’t fulfill your need. While writing your own application isn’t something to enter into lightly, sometimes it is the best solution. A custom application might be the answer when you need: A simplified interface Special functions and tools Integration with other tools and data The key to a successful custom [...]