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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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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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've got ...
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Web mapping API popularity

Are there any online statistics for the popularity/usage of web mapping APIs? A diagram would be sufficient, if it can be published in a paper. I have only found one source: ...
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Where can I get free nautical route planner Data?

Please read - and understand - before closing; I do not yet have an answer. Thanks. I made a mistake. I phrased my original question so that it could be answered by recommending an application. It ...
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Closest set of points to another set of (predefined) points

I have 10 sets of points which I call templates that I have manually classified from 0 to 10. Each point is a X, Y coordinate in a text file. Each template has 5-8 points. I have new sets of points ...
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GeoServer REST API: Creating Database Data Store does not persist password

I'm passing the XML created by the method below to a GeoServer REST API request that successfully creates a postGIS data store. However, password is not persisted. I have to update the password ...
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Is there an easy common gis abstraction available in .Net

Is there an easy common gis abstraction available in the .Net programming world that cuts the dependency to a concrete gis implementation, e.g. to the esri silverlight/wpf sdk. ... for example ...
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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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Querying a shapefile and returning values?

I have a lot of experience making maps in ArcMap. I don't have much experience programming or working with APIs. Here's the (simple) problem: I create a shapefile of a region and then load the ...
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Can I use the Google Elevation API for academic research (licensing)?

I would like to use the Google Elevation API to generate about 5 elevation maps for master's degree research on aircraft collision avoidance. The data would be meshed and used in simulation to ...
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How to develop a real-time navigation App using QGIS API?

I want to develop a navigation application based on QGIS using C++, for live tracking. I think it is quite normal for GIS to do such things, especially QGIS as it is a very mature GIS platform. But ...
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Finding equivalent API-supported data to the 2000 Census

I'm having some difficulty choosing Census datasets for a project that involve various SES measures at the block-group level. I'll be looking at things like median household income and percentage of ...
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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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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 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, ...
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QGIS - Pop-up menu not displayed when right click on a layer in layer tree view

I'm developing a custom QGIS application using the QGIS API. I've been using the API provided with QGIS Brighton (Version 2.6.1) and have been developing the application in Python in a Windows 7 ...
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Wikimapia export all geoglyphs category in an area

I am creating a page with all geoglyphs in Peru. I am looking to download from different areas and upload to google maps, thus I need a kml file. Wikimapia seems to have quite a bit of these and I ...
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KML Layer Watermark Removal

Hello right now I have a google maps page with KML Layers from multiple online resources. However all of these layers especially those from noaa have giant watermarks that take up large portions of my ...
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Geonames API database update

Last Thursday I created several places in Geonames (using the website UI). When I tried to retrieve these places using the API, I couldn't get them. In that moment I thought that perhaps the API ...
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Web Mapping SNMP polling and databases

I am doing a project that involves Web Mapping. The project involves having a simulated communications network for a wind turbine company. My project involves building a user front end to display ...
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Loading KML WMS Network Link through Google Earth API

I'm trying to add a KML network link with the Google Earth API using the same function that I have used for regular KMLs and KMZs. Sources suggest to create a KML with a "Ground Overlay" to connect to ...
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Is there an api for world terrain/biome data?

I'm looking for an api where I pass a lat/lng, and get "Desert" or "Mountains" or "Ocean" back. Just the general biome of the area. Most of what I've seen involves getting tiles back, so you can ...
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How to create a svg item onto Map Canvas in QGIS API?

I'm working on a project with QGIS-2.4.0 API using C++. I need to load some svg files to the application for displaying as symbols. QGIS API has a class named QgsMapCanvasItem, which is an abstract ...
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GDAL C/C++ API and filtered pyramid tile generation

I have been tasked with adding functionality to an existing C++ developed toolset whereby a source dataset (typically a single GeoTIFF) needs to be split into tiles at various resolutions ('zoom' ...
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What alternatives do I have for Directions API other than Google Maps and MapQuest?

I need an API, other than the two below that, given the starting point and possibly the ending point, will re-order a list of waypoints by the shortest, fastest or optimized route: Google Directions ...
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Write WKT/WKB to File Geodatabase using FGDB API

Is there a way to set the geometry of a row using either WKT or WKB with the File Geodatabase API? Is there any other way to write spatial data to the file gdb using the fgdb api without having to go ...
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looking for places-api that exposes qualitative data/tags like 'trendy' or 'casual' for a place

I'm looking for places-api that exposes qualitative data/tags like 'trendy' or 'casual' for a place. I hoped Foursquare would give me this but I believe it doesn't. It would be great to have tags ...
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intersect two shape files using QGIS API

I am trying to automate a process of a shape file. We are using google maps engine and we have limitation on number vertices in a shape file. so I am using a grid to split the shape files. In GUI , I ...
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Requesting styled Google Map tiles via URL

I'm not working with the Google Maps API but I'd still like to be able to request styled map tiles. Is it possible to request a styled Google Map tile via a URL similar to the slippy map URL format ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 / ...