How I created Flight Historian, my flight logging website.
Flight Historian Version 2.3: Automatic Distance Calculations and GPX/KML Maps
New and changed features in version 2.3 of Paul Bogard’s Flight Historian.
I log my driving, cycling, walking, and other location data.
A collection of software and reference material that I’ve found useful for GPS logging and cartography.
Updates Since Latest Version
New and changed features since the latest version release of Paul Bogard’s Flight Historian.
How I Store My Driving Logs (2021)
I organized my driving logs into a single KML file and wrote a script to automatically import GPS data.
9 Feb 2021
Visualizing GPS Data With QGIS
This tutorial will teach you how to use QGIS to generate a map image from GPX track data.
29 Jun 2020
Mapping GPS Data in uMap
uMap is a website which allows you to import GPX data and overlay it on an OpenStreetMap layer. This tutorial will teach you how to view GPX-formatted GPS data in uMap.
5 May 2020
Logging GPS Tracks With iOS and MyTracks
This tutorial will teach you how to use an iOS device to log GPS data and export it to a GPX file (which can then be used by mapping software).
3 May 2020
Converting GPS Data Between GPX and KML
GPX and KML are both file types used to store GPS data. This tutorial will teach you how to convert between GPX and KML (in both directions) using GPS Visualizer.
2 May 2020
Extracting GPX Files From a Garmin Automotive GPS
This tutorial will teach you how to record route data on a Garmin automotive GPS and extract it into a GPX file (which can then be used by mapping software).
30 Apr 2020
Generating GPX and KML Maps with Ruby on Rails
How to use Ruby to create GPX and KML map data files.
1 May 2019