Oliver Roick

I build software that puts people on the map. I work at Cadasta Foundation. Most of my work is available on GitHub.


Testing code to understand code

Writing tests for your software is crucial. Not just because it provides confidence in the functionality of your code but also because tests help you to understand your code and the problem you are solving.

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Projects I contributed to


Cadasta platform is a set of tools collect, manage and store on land and property rights on the web.


GeoKey is a platform for participatory mapping. I developed GeoKey during my time at UCL ExCiteS, who have taken over development since my departure in October 2015.


Leaflet.Deflate is a plugin for the web mapping library Leaflet that converts features in low zoom levels to markers if they become too small to be visible and vice versa.

Django Skivvy

Django Skivvy is a helper library that helps you write faster integration tests for Django views with less code.

Other projects & experiments