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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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help for rendering s57 file

I am working on a specific project based on QT 4.5 and QGis API C++ 2.8.2 I have a S57 File, I want to load it, and render it into a canvas My canvas is created, the build and link is ok,no error, ...
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how can i change property of a symbol using qgis 2.8 c++ api

i have an application written in QT 4.6, and use the C++ API of QGIS the application will display the data of the s57 file in a MapCanvas i managed to read the file but how can i , for a specific ...
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API URL for my own uploaded dataset?

I'd like to use CartoDB.js to make an interactive map using a dataset that I uploaded to CartoDB. How do I find the API URL for that dataset? Thanks.
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google geocoding api usage restrictions and other free api options

I would like to use the google geocoding api to geocode a few thousand addresses. I understand the daily limit for a free account is 2,500. I want to retrieve the coordinates and then map them in ...
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CartoDB Update API

Im uploading a csv with the following command: (attached) curl -v -F file=@/var/www/html/map.csv "https://account.cartodb.com/api/v1/imports/?api_key={apiKey}" I had item_queue_id from the response ...
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Extract geometry from citygml data using citygml4j

I have a citygml file with some buildings. And I am trying to extract the geometry of the polygon in that building using the citygml4j library. I have looked at the FeatureWalker class but I am unable ...
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What packages are required to install C++ API on Linux Mint 17?

What packages are required to install C++ API on Linux Mint 17? I already have access to the Python API (installed via “python-qgis” package), but no C++.
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Implement Leaflet search box for 370,000 points stored in PostGIS served as raster tiles

I have built http://opentrees.org. It's a TileMill/PostGIS/Leaflet stack with raster tiles and UTFGrid interactivity. I'd like to add a search box, so users can search for a feature – trees in this ...
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Converting CAD to map tiles

My team is working on an application that has a map feature, and we want to extend this feature greatly. Among other things, we want the user to be able to load a CAD drawing, and place it on the map. ...
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What's the most detailed level of location can I get only by knowing the ZIP code?

I am looking at APIs to get location information from ZIP codes. So far the most detailed level of location I could get was Country --> State --> City. Does ZIP code also map to neighborhood / ...
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Using REST APIs and interactive maps

Are there any tutorials available showing how I can learn to harvest data from a REST API to an online interactive map? I am very new to the use of APIs so something pretty basic in the first instance ...
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Is there a web service to get the area of a city?

I'm looking for an api/service/db that contains the surface area of every city in the world. For example, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London, the box on the right contains that information. I've ...
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Download US census data profiles?

US census summary file information is available on the census ftp server: ftp2.census.gov/acs2013_5yr but I can't seem to find the data profiles information anywhere. The only source appears to be ...
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Getting the middle of a way over Overpass API

I´m trying to import several Ways and Nodes from the OSM. But i dont want to get the Ways as a way with different nodes, only the middle of the way. In my case, all ways are an area (Parks, Parking ...
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Mapping API's which one to use [duplicate]

I am currently doing a project where I want to use some form of mapping API (Google maps or an open source alternative) that can show the location of simulated wind turbines across Ireland. I am ...
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Open a *.qgs project file in API, why maps do not show?

I'm using QGIS-2.4.0 API. I saved a test.qgs file in QGIS Desktop, in this project, there is one layer that is visible in it. Then I open the test.qgs project file in QGIS API to developing an App, ...
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API to online map

I've had a search online and still a bit confused. Would someone be able to outline a summary of the basic configuration of exposing data to an online map from an API. The API supports a REST model ...
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Programmatically set layer properties Python Init function

Is it possible to set the layer properties Python Init function field programmatically? I've been looking through the qgis 2.2 api but can't seem to find anything on it. Hint, suggestions and ...
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Is there a way to calculate driving time/driving duration with google maps api without considering the traffic situation?

I am currently using this VBA-Code, written by Jamie Bull, to calculate both, driving distance, as well as driving duration, between approx. 1.500 villages and a specific shopping center, using excel. ...