Hi all, my name is David Masclet. I am a software engineer and I really like GIS and all the stuff around it. (see my CV in French). I also like agility (SCRUM,XP).
See my linked in profile or my Viadeo page
I started Gisgraphy on November 2006, with the initial goal to offer a free, open source and easy way to use Geonames data.
Step by step, I've build the framework; first an importer with an IHM, then geolocalisation, a fulltext webservice and a back office with statistics.
Then I thought that an open-source geocoder would be useful, so I extended the framework with an importer for OpenStreetMap and developed some other web services (Street, Address parser, geocoding).
My goal was to :