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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POI Datasets for North America

I use foursquare because it contains a lot of POIs. Which database do you use when you need a point of interest in North America?
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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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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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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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extract elevation values along a line using Google Elevation API

I note that there is the Google Elevation API. I see they have an example at the bottom showing an elevation profile for a line. Is there a premade service someone has put up on a website for me to ...
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Using GeoServer REST API and C# to create Layer Group

Following information at this link in the section on creation of layer groups, I've created the method(C#): public bool AddToLayerGroup(string layerGroupName, string layerName) { ...
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sending a XAPI-Request to the API-Server - over http

pretty new to Geo-Informatics so do not bear with me if my questions sound like newbie-questions: can i do some requests on POIs of Openstreetmap with XAPI. doing like so: i send a request to the ...
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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 can I get the current center of the view in OpenLayers 3?

I would like the get the center (coordinates) of the current view. I need it for the geoserver print module. I've found the code var center= ol.extent.getCenter({}); but it unfortunately doesn't ...
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ArcMap, Editor and Geodatabase API edit session question

Say a feature class from a File GDB is added to ArcMap and an editing session on it is in progress. What happens if an add-in launched from the same ArcMap session tries to start an edit session using ...
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[GDAL API]: can't save image in some formats

edited "32-bit buffer" below means that it contains 32-bit rgba pixels. I need to save image to file from 32-bit memory buffer. Code below works well for that when I use TIFF format. In this case ...
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GDAL C++ API: How to create PNG or JPEG from scratch

I'm new to GIS and GDAL. My question probably is very basic, but I couldn't find answer. May be I don't understand GDAL ideology. I need to create raster images from scratch, for example, JPEG or ...
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How to programmatically export a composition as image?

QGIS Print Composer has tool "Save As Image" and I found appropriate function in QGIS source code exportCompositionAsImage. Is it possible to get access to existing Print Composer from Python console ...
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Global Geo Api places

I'm looking for a global geoapi for the places. I see Facebook places, google places, simplegeo, factual etc... Why not create an API that includes all places? Free and easily accessible as ...
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How to add pins to my map?

Is there a way to add locations and info windows to my own map in .tif format? I'm using MySQL and PHP. Can I use Google Maps API pins but not their map? I thought I can put my georeferenced map ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 : ...
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Information about the setDataDefinedProperty

In the QGis C++ API v1.6 there is a function called setlowerValue to set a value for a specific Symbol In my application i use QGis C++ API 2.8.2, i try to understand how the function ...
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How to render the Sea depth level in different color?

I would Like to adapt an old code in c++ using the api qgis 1.6 : const QgsRenderer* lrenderer = pLayer->renderer(); if( lrenderer == NULL ) lrenderer = new QgsSingleSymbolRenderer( ...
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Including WMTS Layer from API in Openlayers2

I´ve generated a map API from the GBIF data portal. It shows points from the country Mali. I included the API as a WMTS in Openlayers2, but I dont know how to change the xyz accordingly, so that my ...
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How to find variable names for SF1 Census files

I'm trying to to read the 2010 Census data so that I can link some of my research data to geographic information. Ideally I would like to use census tract data and other covariates. I've downloaded ...
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In cartodb, how can I insert a new row in a table via API?

We've discovered cartodb and we want to use it in our project, but in the API documentation we've only seen the sql.execute() method (docs) in order to insert a now row in a table. Is this the way to ...
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using WebTiledLayer function

Using esri javascript api version 3.8, I am trying to use some cached tiles from our server at http://hexe.er.usgs.gov/ifhp/will/tiles/ using WebTiledLayer. I believe that our tiles are set up as ...
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Geoserver api: how to determine a layers respective workspace?

I am using the geoserver api to find information about layers that are available. I am using: http://localhost/geoserver/rest/layers.json to get a dynamic list of all layers. If I then select a ...
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jquery communication with arcgis services

I am working with the ArcGIS JavaScript API for my application. My app users are stored in a table published in a map service. Whenever a user wants to connect to the app, he needs to provide a ...
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How to request a limited no of features in Overpass api?

I am using Overpass api to query Building data from OpenStreetMap. the query string is like this (way[building](bbox);node(w););out body; This works really fine (the bounding box is specified by ...
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Where is the ArcGIS Workflow Manager REST API documentation?

I hope it is online and I'm just missing with my searches. I'm looking for this API documentation for 10.0 (but I will +1 answers relating to the 10.1 version):
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google maps API v.2 to v.3 conversion

I want to go from http://www.zolnai.ca/WMS/whereintheworldV2.htm to http://www.zolnai.ca/WMS/whereintheworldV3.htm I went through Gmaps API documentation on code.google.com And added the changes that ...
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Why does GeoNames say there are only 73 parks in Mexico?

I did this GeoNames query http://api.geonames.org/search?featureCode=PRK&username=genadinik&country=MX&style=full&maxRows=10 and it says there are only 73 parks in all of Mexico. Am ...
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How to access .shp file from local computer or some other server

Below is the code in which we can access a feature layer from ArcGIS sample server. queryTask = new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to write a test suite for QGIS standalone application

I have a rather simple QGIS standalone Python app (2.8.2, Windows 7/64), with some published methods to create different types of geometric primitives (rectangles, circles). class MyApp(QMainWindow, ...