About

Paul Crickard III (Twitter: @pcrickard) is the author of Leaflet.js Essentials, a Programmer Analyst and former educational facility planner in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is one of the first planners to adopt Revit and Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the preparation of master plans for the state. Currently, he has been working on the integration of Revit and BIM in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) .

With a Masters degree in Political Science and a background in Community, Regional, and Educational Facility Planning, Paul combines rigorous social science theory and techniques to practical planning and architectural projects. He has presented papers at the United States Naval Academy’s Foreign Affairs Conference and the American Journalism Historians Association Regional Conference in Salt Lake City. He has given demonstrations on the use of Revit, BIM and GIS to the Public School Facility Authority in New Mexico and the Albuquerque BIM505 Users Group.

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9 Responses to “About”

  1. Joshua Malinsky June 13, 2013 at 8:47 pm #

    Hi, I stumbled across your site while I am currently researching how to get CAD stuff (dwg or dxf, or frankly, layered PDFs exported out of AutoCAD/Revit/Archicad) to play nicely with leaflet.js

    I’ve been able to use gdal to help me turn layered PDFs into tiles for use with leaflet, but not really anywhere as far as using/toggling/seeing the layers in the front-end / leaflet. Anyways, would love to pick your brain… feel free to email me.

  2. Frederico Americano May 19, 2014 at 5:11 pm #

    Hi, how are you? Do you still have the QGis plugin for MongoDB. I cant find it anymore? Thanks.

    • paulcrickard May 20, 2014 at 7:43 pm #

      I do not. Looks like the site that had it is no longer available. Very unfortunate.

  3. Ayelet April 8, 2015 at 8:16 pm #

    Hi Paul,

    I’m looking for a way to show activities that were made via QR code scanning on a map.
    Say I have QR codes all over a certain area and I ask users (e.g.hikers) to scan QR code as they see one and submit a form (the link from the code). I would like then to be able to show on a map the locations of where those scans had taken. How can I do that?
    Thanks

    • paulcrickard April 8, 2015 at 8:47 pm #

      Each QR code would link to a page with a form, lets say the URL of this page is htttp://yourdomain/trail.html. The QR codes link will be http://yourdomain/trail.html?x=35&y=-106 or whatever the coordinates of the QR Code are. You will need to know their location before creating them.

      When each is scanned you will have the coordinates and they click submit and you send the form AND the coordinates. The page needs to put this in a DB somewhere.

      Does this make sense? You pass the coordinates as a parameter to your URL and catch it and submit it with the form. If you need more info, email me or give me yours and I will reply longer.

  4. Alex October 23, 2015 at 2:57 am #

    Hi,
    Big fan of what u post on ur site. Would it be possible to scan a QR code as an ID, but have it open up a multiple choice thing before heading over to a database?

    • paulcrickard October 23, 2015 at 3:01 am #

      You could redirect to a website that has a drop down or radio buttons that allow a choice, then go to the database and query based on ID and choice. Email me and I can throw up a sample for you.

      • Alex October 23, 2015 at 11:30 pm #

        Thanks for getting back to me so quickly, but i cant seem to find your email.

      • paulcrickard October 24, 2015 at 12:12 am #

        paulcrickard@gmail.com

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