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OS OpenData masterclass materials

Getting started with OS OpenData

Aimed at anyone with no previous knowledge of using location data in a geographical information system (GIS). It is intended as an introduction to OS OpenData products, and how to use them in a free and open source (GIS).

Learning outcomes

  • How to download OS OpenData products
  • How to open OS OpenData products in QGIS
  • Using OS OpenData with other open data
  • Carrying out a spatial query in QGIS

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Styling OS OpenData vector products

Aimed at those who feel comfortable working with OS OpenData and are looking to style vector data to apply their own colour preferences or serve through a web map service. All exercises follow our Cartographic design principles.

Learning outcomes

  • Styling point data
  • Styling line data
  • Styling polygon data
  • Labelling

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Getting started with OS OpenSpace

Aimed at those looking to use location data in a web application. This master class introduces you to using an application programming interface (API) to embed our maps into your web applications.

Learning outcomes

  • Opening and running an html file
  • Displaying a basic map
  • Adding information to the map

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