Application programming interface (API). A set of interfaces, methods, protocols, and tools that application developers use to build or customize a software program.

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Edit table or map metadata programmatically via API in CartoDB

I'm trying to automate the creation of datasets and maps with CartoDB. Now I would like to add the metadata information (source, attribution, description, etc). Is it possibile? I don't find this in ...
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Is there an active equivalent to Yahoo GeoPlanet available for commercial use?

It looks like GeoPlanet is dead (Is GeoPlanet dead?). Is there a suitable alternative that covers Parents (preferably Ancestors) and Neighbours? If there's a name for this type of data, that'd be ...
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Is GeoPlanet dead?

I'd like to start a side project that will rely heavily on the relationship between places, and GeoPlanet does this wonderfully. However, the latest version I can find of the data GeoPlanet Data v7.10....
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Routing API with waypoint optimisation

Is there any free OSM Routing REST API without limits which supports multiple waypoints between the start point and destination AND is able to optimize these waypoints instead of calculating a route ...
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coordinate returned by xyCoordinate signal is different

I am working on a project based on the api qgis 2.8 and qt 4.8.5 I have two computer one with the qgis 2.8.1 and the other with the qgis 2.8.3 In my application I have a connect to the signal ...
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Looking for a web service to return landcover/landuse data based on Long/Lat

I am looking for an web based API to get location data based on Latitude and Longitude that will return landcover/landuse feature data for a mobile app. It will preferably return the data in a json ...
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SAGA GIS API ERROR (import saga_api)

I want to use saga api on my Idle with Python but I have problems. First I have Windows 10 64 bit, I install SAGA GIS via OSGeo4W64 64 bit, and I have Python 2.7.11 64 bit. I follow steps for the ...
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Free API or database for Continent, country, city, region/state?

Is there a database or API that can provide: Continent, country, city and region/state? It should also have the country codes in ISO format. It would also be great if if could all be in one file for ...
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How to get online the coordinates of result when search a region in Google Maps

I want to get online or by an API the coordinates of a polyline with the following format: { "type": "LineString", "coordinates": [ [-78.658805,-4.227355], [-78.659856,-4.228254], [-78....
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Latitude/Longitude to city and zip, batch convertion

I have ~10 mln lat/lon points, and I need to extract city and zip code from them. I can do this with OpenStreetMap using the Nominatim API (using something like http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/...
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Best-practices for databases and APIs with geographic data spanning the antimeridian

What is the best-practice for storing geographic features (lines, polygons and their multipart equivalents) when these features span the antimeridian (±180° longitude), and need to be sent to and ...
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Where can I find tower information

I want to find geolocation with GSM Cell information. The device I have can be able to send this data to me. Anyway, I need tower information to find locations and calculate triangulation. I tried ...
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Memory Leak when deleting a layer

I am working on a project based on QGIS API c++ 2.8.2 and qt4.8. I have two methods in a class, the first create a layer and add a point Here is the code for the creating: LibCartoError CMyQgsS57::...
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API provider for getting coordinates automatically?

I need to get the coordinates of some accommodations automatically (and not by extracting them manually from, e.g., Google Maps) and then import them in QGIS. I've already seen that TripAdvisor has an ...
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JavaScript API ArcGIS Combine Legend with On_Demand feature class query

I am having trouble adding a legend to my JavaScript code I have a basemap, scale bar, and a click on demand query info box for my feature class which displays the attribute fields but when I add the ...
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How to download sentinel products using the API

I want to be able to automate or batch download Sentinel data (in particular S2). I am trying to use the OData protocol as described in the Sentinels Scientific Data Hub user-guide on APIs and batch ...
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Using Google Maps API to dynamically display delivery-time zones?

I'm looking to replicate the functionality from the UPS Ground Map which will allow users to enter a zipcode, then dynamically show delivery times by region. I know I need travel times by state data ...
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Getting height data in XML of fixed points in The Netherlands

In Holland we use a tool offered by the government to get the height data based of NAP (Nieuw Amsterdams Peil), the tool works but it's kind of clunky and inefficient. http://www.rijkswaterstaat.nl/...
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Assigning variables into a API text string postgis

I am trying to assign values to variable in PostGIS. I have a API similar to: example I want to create a trigger that parse the x,y coordinates from my geometry column to a field containing the ...
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Alternative overpass api for OpenStreetmap locations query?

Currently i use the overpass api to query for "leisure=playground" ways and nodes to display them on a map in a webapp. The problem is, first of all its very slow (even with querys limited to a high ...
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GDAL c# API returned different WKT from gdalinfo

I've found completely different results in WKT strings while using gdalinfo utility and method from c# API GetProjectionRef(). In the first case the result was: PROJCS["WGS 84 / Pseudo-Mercator", ...
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Creating in panel TOC widget using Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS developer edition?

I'm trying to create a custom widget, in web AppBuilder for developers, for my web application that will be a TOC. Does anyone have a code already produced for this or know how to adapt code to do ...
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Use QGIS API on standalone python program without install the entire application

I developed a standalone python program that makes use of QGIS API to create .qml files from sld files. This is a small program of about 15 lines of code that imports the following modules and uses ...
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Export .qml file using QGIS API

Im loading a shapefile using the method QgsVectorLayer() and adding a style to it using the method loadSldStyle() and the path to the sld file. So far so good. What I want now is to export that style ...
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Is there a way to use the GDAL C++ API to find areas of overlap between two SAR images?

I have a bunch of SAR images (about 1 GB each) on which i need to do some image processing. Each image is georeferenced and there is significant overlap between each pair of images in the set ie. one ...
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Discovering gravimetric station data, including location and measurement?

I would like to refine an precision estimate of local gravity based upon current GPS position. Ideally, similar to the National Weather Service API, I would like to interrogate a server with a REST ...
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Cartdodb change public map in real-time with SQL query

I'm a data science student working on my capstone project. I'm new to CartoDB and have been playing around with their API a bit but can't seem to find what I'm looking for. I have created a public ...
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Getting nearest Hospital information by using MapQuest API

How to get a list of hospital details (with address) near by customer address using MapQuest? For example my address is : 1015 museum circle jacksonville FL Using 5-box address format KVP Request, I ...
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polylines between two locations over sea and not land

I have several thousand locations in a database, Location A travelling to Location B, New York to London, Paris to Buenos Aires. I'm trying to plot a path between two places only over sea. I'm not ...
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How to (programmatically) determine if a WMS endpoint belongs to a GeoServer?

Given a WMS endpoint URL (and the ability to make calls to it), what is a reliable way to work out whether it is a GeoServer, ArcGIS Server, or something else? The reason we want to know is due to ...
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Mapping WaterML data in cartodb

HI has anyone had success in mapping WaterML data in cartodb? (WaterML). I can't get it to work and not sure what I am doing wrong. I also used this tool to generate a REST URL but still couldn't get ...
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how to draw curved line in a qgsmapcanvas

i am working on a project with qt4.8.6, api c++ of qgis 2.8.2 we need to draw curved line in a vectorlayer by given 2 points and an offset by exemple is it possible to do that with the c++ api of ...
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How to map geoJSON polygon from a url request in python

Using Python I have loaded json data from the url http://environment.data.gov.uk/flood-monitoring/id/floods and have found that the flood areas encoded as geoJSON polygons are displayed as url links. ...
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Is there a default limit on concurrency in overpass-api?

I have setup overpass-api in my local machine (16gb ram,32 core,2399Mhz). I send 100 threads each with one request(data=[out:json];node%28around:10000,13.0894,80.2428%29[%27amenity%27];out%20count;), ...
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Nominatim does not respect countrycode

Possible duplicate I have a question about Nominatim, but the OSM forum currently does not accept new registrations... I want to limit my search results to a specific country, so I am using the ...
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Where can I find a list with beaches which include coordinates?

I use World Weather Online marine API to get wave height of different beaches. This API provide data by coordinates and I need a list with coordinates of beaches.
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pinchZoom with qgis 2.82 and qt

I am working with qgis 2.8.2 c++ api and qt4.8.5 in my project i had to implement the pinchzoom because i use a 27" touch screen i am looking for information on how to use the qgis lib with the qt ...
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Creating Interactive Web Map? [duplicate]

After a bit of help. I am looking at creating an interactive map for a website. There seem to be hundreds of different ways of approaching this. Wondering if anyones got any really good examples of a ...
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Using historical imagery Google Maps API for Business

Is there a way using Google Maps API for Business to see historical aerial imagery, like you can in Google Earth Pro, with the slider bar they have at the top of GEP?
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Creation of buffer area of 20mtrs upon click event on the base layer

I have a base layer upon which i wish to import a kml with certain lat lons and create a buffer region of 20mtrs around any point upon click event. i got google api for the same but want openlayers ...
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Where I can find API for Countries, States, Cities and airports

I'm looking for an API or data source (or multiple sources) that provide the following information: Countries Information: ISO code, Region, Capital, population, languages, currencies and climate. ...
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Possible to base GIS layers on results of calling API

Is it possible to call an API which returns spatial data as JSON, GML, XML for example and use it as as data source within QGIS or other GIS? I don't know enough about APIs to understand if I am ...
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options for using “identify” command with public api

Disclaimer: I'm new to GIS Goal: Create a report of how many customers we have in each senate district. Progress: I found this utility from the state of Missouri which allows me to search for an ...
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Static maps API that serves roads/labels without basemap?

I am looking for a static maps API (similar to https://www.mapbox.com/developers/api/static/ ) that can serve the map without an underlying base layer. My intention is to generate images with the ...
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OSM server tiles and Overpass API

I'm a beginner in Openstreetmap, and I have some questions I didn't find answer yet. I created my own server tile through this tutorial: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-...
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the renderering of mapcanvas is still active

i am working with qgis c++ api 2.8.2 and qt4.8.5 i want to disable the rendering during zoom in or zoom out fonction in order to have a fast zoom i try to use : MyMapCanvas->stopRendering(); ...
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problem with my zoomIn or ZoomOu

i am using qgis 2.8.2 and qt4.8.5 i have a problem when i call zoomIn or ZoomOut, the raster on canvas is reduce or zoomed but : - the raster size change - it disaprar - it appear again but 3 to 5 ...
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Is there a WebAPI to get latlong from PLSS Data?

I'm creating a Website, where users need to enter Principal, Township, Range & Section, and the map needs to be taken to that area. I have looked at the PLSS data here: http://www.geocommunicator....
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OpenLayers 3 XYZ layer issues with OpenRailwayMap

Code with issue on Codepen - Having successfully integrated the OpenRailwayMap API into Leaflet, I wanted to use OpenLayers instead and followed the API instructions, but am getting an error: " Cannot ...
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Opensource Geocoding APIs

I am in need of a geocoding api to use in my application. I tried Google maps api but it restricts 10 requests per second. The thing is place names will be there in my csv file and it should geocode ...