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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I need information on a geocoding service that hosts and provides validation for addresses?

My company is looking to find a new service that can host our GIS parcel data, offer validation when addresses are entered from our site, and return owner name in addition to custom location data. ...
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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: ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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problem with qgsmaptoolpan

i am using the c++ api qgis 2.8.2 i have a strange problem when i want to use the pantool for my canvas i used this code : mpPanTool = new QgsMapToolPan((QgsMapCanvas*)mpMapCanvas); ...
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Get all locations of Panoramio photos in a given extent

To create a visual quality heat map I'm trying to get a list of all Panoramio photos in an about 2000 Km2 wide study area. My idea is to perform a density analysis in GIS on a point shapefile ...
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Which GIS Map server software to use? [duplicate]

I want to build a small GIS web application, but i am really confused over which GIS map server software to use. I am not sure whether to build my own map server or there are any online services which ...
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Twitter REST API missing geo-tagged tweets from Europe

I used twitter's REST API to get few thousands tweets from last two days. Everything went ok, but when I put tweets on the map, there is empty "box-like" area (no tweets for almost entire Europe - ...
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QGIS — Create and move point using external python in an offline environment [closed]

I'm pretty new to QGIS and GIS. I have an python application that get periodically position [lat,long,height] updates of several moving objects. The idea is that the existing application sends the ...
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How can I remove feature selection from my layeroverlay in mapguide API?

I can add feature to my layeroverlay on mapguide API, but I don't know how to remove it. Can you help me find a method to remove a feature from a selection ? This is how i add features to my layer : ...
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What GIS API is slaveryfootprint using for this survey question?

I was taking the slaveryfootprint.org survey, and their question 1 is awesome: http://slaveryfootprint.org//survey/#where_do_you_live You type in a city, and the svg map locates it. If it doesn't ...
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Public transport drive times in Europe/ Germany possible with Deutsche Bahn?

Background: There are many data sources for calculating drive times for driving, walking or cycling, for example Google Maps DistanceMatrix, ESRIS WebServices (no bicycle at the moment) etc. They all ...
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get latitude and longitude of each grid point in a grid with squared cells based on a given shapefile

I would like to draw a grid whose cells are all squared on a given shape file. The shape file has the information of U.S. map at zip code or county level. I need to create the squared grid (with a ...
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How to select a feature with the mouse click programmaticaly

I am working in c++/QT 4.8.5 and the api c++ qgis 2.8.2 In my application i had top select layer with the mouse click button to get attribute value and show them in a popup windows I see in the api ...
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Is there a Geonetwork API to create a user

I would like to build a bit of custom code around geonetwork where I want to reuse existing database from gn. For my usecase it would be nice if users could register on a custom site and then use the ...
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2 cartodb maps in 1 html page (with cartodb.js and API code)

I need to use 2 cartodb maps on the same html page. I've done many test, but I'm a newbie with javascript and I've not find any way. Below my code: for one map it works, for two it doesn't. Thanks! ...
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QGIS “project will be closed” signal

If there is a signal in QGIS emitted when a project is about to be closed (QGIS closing or some other project opening)? Want to programmatically save changes in layers if they are in edit mode.
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how to add vectorlayer in a mapcanvas with a raster

I am working in c++/qt4.8.5 with qgis api 2.8.2 For my application I had to load a raster in a mapcanvas, then with different action I had to add pint , line or polygon Is there a simply way to do ...
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How to re-render only a single layer on a mapcanvas?

In my application I have a mapcanvas that contains several layers. some of layers need to be updated or rendered again because data has been changed ( like the geometry or some attributes ) Is there ...
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How can I represent Time in GeoJSON?

I'm modelling a bus route as a series of waypoints. Most of these waypoints have just a latitude and a longitude and represent points along a road. However, when the bus gets to a bus stop, the ...
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Problem creating polygon in a layer

I am working in c++ qt4.8.5 and api qgis 2.8.2 c++. In my application I had to put polygon to define attractive zone. I found a great post in stackexchange (86812). I have based my on this post and on ...
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How to create a specific svg file with data from a feature

I am working in c++/ QT4.8.5, with qgis api c++ 2.8.2 I have to display a dynamic icon for a feature. some of the data change periodically and in order to display the change i need a svg that can get ...
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About performance of qgis with big layer or a lot of layer

does anyone has a feedback on the performance of a big layer by exemple : I have a layer with 100 features, each feature contains specifics attributes with dynamic data, the data change each second ...
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is it possible programmatically to rotate a svg of the feature without rotate all feature

I am working on a project that need to move and update the shape of the feature of the layer. I am working in c++/ QT4.8.5 and qgis api c++ 2.8.2. In my Layer I have a lot of features, each feature ...
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How to change programmatically the value of attribute in one of several feature in a vectorLayer

I have a vectorlayer that contains a lot of feature, I know that each feature has an unique Id Each of them has some propertie like coordinateX, coordinateY, color, name With a QTimer, each 2 sec I ...
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Building error on changegeometryvalues

I am working with c++/QT and c++api gqis 2.8.2 I want to change the geometry of a feature, I have this code : QgsVectorLayer * lLayer = mMapLayer.value(TRACKS); QgsVectorDataProvider * ...
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how to rotate a symbol

I am working in c++/python/QT 4.5 with the api qgis 2.8.2 My application receive data from a communication port that indicate the change of position of an object diplayed on the map and represented ...
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How to change the value tof the use tag in a svg file

I am working in C++/QT4.5 with the qgis c++ api 2.8.2 I have a svg file that contains different form tag by Id When i want the first form i place the id name in the use xlink:href="#formname" .... ...
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Cartodb API Read Only

Is it possible to generate an API-key in Cartodb with read-only permission? Seems like the default API-key has full controll
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Is there an open source API I can use to re-write javascript code for a web app that uses Esri's JS API?

Is there a way to "translate" Javascript code from a web app that depends on Esri's Javascript API into an Esri-independent web app? Also, can this be done if the app was built with Esri's Web App ...
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How to add a point in a empty vetorLayer creadted in memory

I am working in c++/qt 4.5 and qgis api c++ 2.8.2 I had to create and empty vectorLayer and add Point I saw in the qgis cookbook that it is possible to create a vector layer in memory ,I did that, and ...
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How can i catch clicked signal on a qgsmapcanvas

I am working under c++ with the qgis API 2.8 In order to make different operation on a canvas like personnalized rotation or selecting a region for zooming, I had to catch different signal like ...
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Difference between qgis.utils and qgis.core?

Please, can you tell me what is the difference between qgis.utils and qgis.core ? I'd like to understand step by step the QGIS API Document.
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How to SetVisible a layer without redraw all the mapcanvas

I am working with QGis 2.8.2 API c++/ QT 4.5 I am displaying a lot of layer in a mapcanvas, I am looking for a method like setVisible(boolean ) in order to setvisible or not a specify layer ...
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Does Google Maps API or OSM provide location/place boundaries

I've been digging around today in Google Maps and Leaflet API's to find if there is an easy way to get these boundaries instead of needing our users to manually outline these things (like drawing ...
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VectoreLayer Still Empty even if attribute has been set with value

I am working with the qgis api c++ 2.8.2, my application is written in QT 4.5.3 / C++ I had to create a vectorlayer in memory with attributes and features and export it to a shp file to import it in ...
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Building error with QgsVectorFileWriter

I am working with qgis api c++ 2.8.2, in c++/QT 4.5 I try to save my List of QgsField but I have the error message : no matching for call to 'QgsVectorFileWriter' I took the sample from here : ...