Notes on Mapinfo Native table format. This unofficial description of the MapInfo TAB, DAT, MAP, and index files provides programmers with almost all you need to know to read and write MapInfo TAB files directly.
Last week, just as many in the United States were getting used to commercial use of unmanned aerial systems (drones) in spite of a Federal Aviation Administration ban, a judge decided that the FAA does not, in fact, have such laws on the books. For a brief moment, perhaps, the ban was lifted. But it was quickly put back in place when the FAA appealed. What is going on in the Wild West of U.S. UAS use?...