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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GeoServer REST API Issue: PUT HTTP Method

I've the function below which creates or replaces an existing layer group: public bool AddToLayerGroup(string layerGroupName, string layerName) { try { ...
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GeoServer REST API Timeout Error

I'm trying to upload a 20MB shapefile using the REST API, but gets a timeout error. I can upload smaller files without problems. I'd like to be able to upload a shapefile of any size without ...
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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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Unable to make infowindow work in CartoDB runtime layer

I'm trying to personalize a layer created with CartoDB. The layer is created at runtime and the problem is that I cannot make work even easy things like custom infowindow or legends or click ...
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I am looking for a library or API to do vector overlay for two map layer (shapefiles or GML files)

I need to perform vector overlay operation on any two map layers as ArcGIS and Grass GIS performs. I am wondering is there any API or library ( in C, C++ or Java) so that I can use that third party ...
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NOAA API data for past monthly mean Temperature and precipitation

I am trying to use the NOAA API to get data on monthly mean temperature and precipitation for the past 10 years. I wrote the following python code (the variable "token" in the code is the API token ...
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Using the API of QSpatiaLite plugin

I am using the popular QSpatiaLite plugin for QGIS. Since I am creating and modifying SpatiaLite tables directly with Python (using pyspatialite), I wonder whether I can automate tasks such as ...
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I am looking for a list of mapping libraries? [closed]

I am looking for the top APIs that I can use to display maps from a number of map servers/sources. (like openlayers and openscales). So are there any other popular APIs for other languages than ...
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Spatial Rendering using ArcGIS Restful APIs

Always when I read the documentation, I always hear the term Restful APIs and ArcGIS Server using Restful Service to render the mxd hosted on the server. I am a bit unclear about what exactly does ...
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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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What technology does google analytics use to show the map?

Does anyone know what technology is used by google analytics in the Geo location tab? It looks like a combination of image and vector. Is it WMS & WFS or something else?
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CartoDB create layer at runtime

I'm almost totally new to CartoDB. I've been looking around and read the api reference, but there seems not to be what I'm looking for. What I want to do is to "Create visualizations at runtime". ...
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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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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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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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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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Problem with QgsCoordinateReferenceSystem

I would like to change the coordinatereferencesystem for my application I have this code : QgsMapRenderer* myRender = mapRenderer(); mQgsCoordinate = new QgsCoordinateReferenceSystem(myRender->...
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looking for documentation about exploiiting OSM file with c++ API

My application is written in QT4.6, i use the C++ API of QGIS 2.8.2 i had to read and display OpenStreetMap in my canvas in my application so, i am looking for some documentation or tutorial for ...
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Error during building an application c++ using api qgis 2.8

I have an apllication that need an object the object type is QgsSymbolV2 but i cannot do that : QgsSymbolV2 * lSymbol = new QgsSymbolV2(); because in the class qgssymbolv2 there is no constructor ...
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Can you use the US Census ACS Api with TIGER Shape File GEOID?

The US Census makes available the TIGER Shape files for geographic area like States, Counties, Tracts, etc. (https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-line.html). They also supply an api for ...
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CartoDB - can we overlay 2 visualizations

Suppose we make two map visualizations from a loaded polygon shapefile in the CartoDB free online system. Could we overlay these 2 maps on top of each other in a web page using the CartoDB.js API? ...
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Mapquest directions API in ArcGIS javascript webmap application

I'm trying to build a webmap application using the ArcGIS JavaScript API. A functionality I would like to include is driving directions from a current GPS location to a feature in my feature service. ...
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Geocortex Viewer: Running a Workflow with Arguments

I have a webpage with the Silverlight Geocortex Viewer embedded in it. Through the browser's developer console, I can run commands through it such as silverlightPlugin.Content.essentialsViewer....
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How can I extend L.mapbox.legendControl?

I'm trying to override legendControl.onAdd, but I can't seem to do it early enough. I can override the other functions, since they're fired after map init, but I can't seem to change the prototype? ...
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Cloudmade geocoding API: what are the volume limitations?

I'm trying to understand the TOS of the Cloudmade's Geocoding API, but it's not very clear. It says in section 6: use CloudMade APIs in a manner that exceeds request volumes that are set by ...
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What are the top best webmapping API clients? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comparison of JavaScript mapping libraries? I am looking for the top APIs that I can use to display maps from a number of map servers/sources. (like openlayers and ...
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Can i get population of area, given coordinates or postal code?

I intend to classify areas based on the population or population density. By classify I mean whether the area is rural, urban or sub urban specifically in Europe. As a input I would have either postal ...
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Is there any tile-data api to get streets & buildings?

I'm looking since some weeks for an good API to fetch alle Street and Building Coordinates in a given bounding box. I need the data so I can draw the map in an HTML5 Canvas or somewhere else. Found ...
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Mapzen Turn-by-Turn routing in Leaflet Routing Machine with costings: “multimodal”

I wanto to setup a routing service for my leaflet map. The Route should route over pedestrian, train or bus. Mapzen Turn-by-Turn Routing is exactly providing this by using the option: costing: "...
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Extract median slope percentage for a specific plot of land

I'm completely new to GIS, but I have a possible upcoming project that requires tools for assisting people assessing the bushfire safety of specific private and commercial properties. One of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to use. I am not sure whether to build my own map server or there are any online services which allow me ...
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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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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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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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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 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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List of default attribute of a feature?

I am working with c++/!qt with the c++ api qgis 2.8.2 for a stand alone project application I had to change and add attribute for feature Does anyone know where i can find the default attribute of a ...
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How can I extract the latitude and longitude from a s57 File [duplicate]

I had to extract the longitude and latitude from a s57 file, in order to superpose a satelite view from the same point. These coordinate will allow me to get the exact position on google map by ...
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Problem on rendering categorizedSymbolRendererV2

Finally my code works but the renderering display just one color instead of 4 I don't know why, I follow the sample code of the snorf.net website and the sample code in the qgis python programming ...