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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How to return geo-tagged social media posts?

I have seen quite a few ESRI web apps that utilize Geo-Tagged social media posts as a point data layer. I'm wondering how one goes about querying things like Twitter, Flickr and YouTube to return ...
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Where are the raw data sources for all these maps?

Pretty straightforward question here. At an increasing rate I see crowd sourcing data being mapped to great effect. Where are the raw data sources for all these maps? I know they vary but I don't ...
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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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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 ...
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OSRM API - nearest point fed into routing

I am using the OSRM API to (1) determine the nearest point on a road segment from a give random point with http://server:5000/nearest?loc=_lat_,_lon_ The returned coordinates are used then as an ...
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ArcGis Server Java script API error code 500 while using proxy.ashx on one particular server

I am looking for help with using proxy.ashx in Javascript API on one particular server at a client site. We have a GP service that the proxy is used to access (when request is more than 2048 ...
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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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What map source/API/tools are recommended to create Web GIS/Mapping application utilising Microsoft technologies? [closed]

I'm researching about technologies (around Microsoft tech) to create mapping application and would like to have advice/suggestions. Brief requirement to build mapping application with Microsoft ...
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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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Seeking free nautical route planner Data?

I don't really need an application, but rather an API. I plan to develop my own application and don't need someone else's GUI, just their information. I want to know the distance a vessel at sea must ...
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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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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 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], ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Is there a public API that can be accessed with Python and will geocode Points of Interests?

I recently downloaded tagged hospital data from OpenStreetMaps.org using the API. Some of the data have a 'node' tag which are attributed with a lat/long while other data are tagged as 'way' format ...
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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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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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Geotagged tweets and Twitter API

When I do a timeline query using the Twitter API, http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.xml?screen_name=MyTwitterName the geographic component of the reply looks like this: ...
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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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Should I use OpenLayers or Leaflet?

I was debating with one of my collegues on OpenLayers v/s Leaflet. I made a point that OpenLayers is much better API if we wish to build a project, where you need direct connectivity to the Geoserver ...
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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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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. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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What reliable GeoCoding service would you recommend me?

I'm looking for a web service providing a full address based on coordinates (and reverse). I'm ready to pay for that service. I don't want to use Google's API.
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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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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 download GeoTIFFs using the REST API in GeoServer 2.2?

I am using GeoServer (Version 2.2 Git Revision f5b5c35076b52d02eb9cca3fa3232bc17b5f6d80 Build Date 19-Sep-2012 18:33 GeoTools Version 8.2 (rev 704570474295e339c08d1ca140d884f23a8a03a3)) and I have a ...
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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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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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APIs to render custom WMTS source

We have a custom WMTS source which we want to show on Android and iOS. What would be my options to do this using native APIs (so no Leaflet or Open Layers)? An ideal API not only shows the maps but ...
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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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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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Google Earth plugin deprecated. Which alternatives? [closed]

I've got a costumer of mine asking for an integration of the Google Earth Plugin to his website. From Google earth Plugin site I read this: Google Earth Plugin API has been deprecated as of ...
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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 ...