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How do I modify the WebAppBuilder "LayerList' widget to use radio buttons instead of checkboxes?

I've downloaded the developer version of the Web app builder and installed in on my machine. I can open up the widget '\LayerList\LayerListView.js', and I have been exploring the source code. I would ...
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What free programs should every GIS user have installed?

Note: This question is specifically about installed, desktop software. There is another question specifically about free cloud-based software and services. What free programs should every GIS user ...
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Switching career from GIS Technician/Analyst to GIS Web Map Developer/Programmer?

I am a GIS Analyst at work that dabbles in python scripting in ArcGIS and the Google Maps JavaScript API V3. My professional goal is to either be in web mapping development or desktop/server GIS ...
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Run C++ standalone application in debug mode

I write simple C++ standalone application using QGIS. It works and render vector layers from PostgeSQL database. #define CORE_EXPORT __declspec(dllimport) #define GUI_EXPORT __declspec(dllimport) ...
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Why does the qgis LTR release date lag behind the current release?

This is just a simple curiosity but I haven't been able to find an answer. Qgis 2.14 will be the LTR, but when it was released it was posted as the current release with 2.8.7 still as the LTR. Will ...
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What are the implications of using .NET Generics to store ArcObjects?

I'm wondering what are the implications of using Generic types in .NET to store ArcObjects, such as ILayer, IField, etc. The compiler throws me a warning when using these kind of values public class ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add-In compile problem - Why are new edits to code igonred by ArcMap?

I've been compiling and debugging my Add-In (a toolbar with a few menus, custom commands, custom selection tool and a context shortcut menu) with no issues until suddenly the edits and changes I do in ...
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HTML framework in QGIS development version?

I need to insert an HTML frame in the QGIS developer version. That works very well. Now I will also create a title page as HTML. Now my question is which program I best create the HTML that it rejects ...
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Leaflet drag scrolling on mobile

My leaflet map is between a navigation bar and a chart displayed underneath. Unfortunately after recently incorporating leaflet-1.0-beta-2 my responsive layout is not working out on mobile devices ...
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Why can't the breakpoint be “hit” when debugging an ArcGIS 10 Add-In?

Now and then I run into the following problem: I start debugging the Add-In and breakpoints are ignored. Almost seems like the communication between the IDE and the component is not working. My ...
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Is there an equivalent of GeoDjango for Flask or other Python web frameworks?

I have experimented with GeoDjango, but I think nobody would be surprised if I said there's quite a steep learning curve. I prefer Flask, which I also know much more than Django anyway, but I couldn't ...
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Writing a QGIS Processing Provider

Due to limitations in the processing script framework (for example, inability to specify an optional field) I'm thinking of writing a Provider. I found the example ExampleAlgorithmProvider but no ...
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Some layers won't load when running application out of QGIS. “Item has already been added to this scene”?

I'm developing a basic application out of QGIS and am having trouble getting my code to generate all the layers I have set. Currently it only generates two of the four layers: "self.basemap_layer", ...
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Flat Map that can go thru North Pole

Is there any map SDK or tool that can show the navigation that passes through the north pole in a flat way? Basically If I use a Mercator projection map it is only flat and cannot show the north part ...
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ArcGis Runtime (.net) powered REST-services?

I am currently involved in a project where we need a few services for complex geometry processing. At the moment, some services has been implemented as Python GP-tools and deployed on an ArcGIS ...
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Where to find QGIS tutorials and web resources?

I wish to familiarize myself with the capabilities of QGIS. I have downloaded the program, but apart from basic loading of data, I am lost (even after reading the help file). Can you recommend me ...
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Are there any .Net opensource library for geometry operations?

Are there any opensource librarys for doing geometry operations (union, intersect, relation...) in .Net?
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How to unit test ArcObjects with Mocking?

I'm a huge fan of unit testing, but still make use of a FGDB to grab features for running unit tests against when using the ArcObjects framework. Is anyone successfully using mocking against thinks ...
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ArcGIS Runtime or ArcObjects - which should I learn to become a GIS Developer? [closed]

I'm a GIS analyst hoping to upgrade to GIS Developer some day. I hope to make this switch for a few reasons: I think I can earn more money as a developer (generally true?). I'm tired of scrubbing ...
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Testing tools to simulate user map browsing / stress test tile server?

are there any online/offline tools that would simulate user map browsing behavior, possibly concentrating on certain areas or random? I am trying to stress test a tile server.
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Digitising - Separate fill and line opacities (or remove fill)

I have a client who specialises in aerial photograph interpretation and is in the process of moving from AutoCAD to QGIS. They find the auto 'fill' when digitising polygons really disruptive and ...
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What are your biggest challenges as a GIS developer?

What are your biggest challenges when developing GIS software? Is it coding? Is it understanding cartography/geography/etc concepts (like projections)? Or other difficulties?
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how to create custom items or commands for a context menu

I have read and searched the web for an answer, but nothing is working. so I need someone's help please. I have an extension that implements I command, I have the method OnContextMenu(x,y) which ...
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How to customize and add additional features in GeoNode

I need some advice on how to start customizing my GeoNode installation. I tried reading up on GeoNode documentations on how to do it but it always boils down to customizing or adding to the Django ...
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QGIS Standalone C++ Application with Qt: “The program has unexpectedly finished”

I'm trying to develop an Standalone Application with Qt and QGIS API. There are several code examples that should work, but they don't. The Problem is that everytime I use "QgsApplication" the ...
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Working as a Python Development Project Team with ArcGIS?

We have a development project in Python (ArcGIS 10). This project involves a mixture of toolboxes, map templates, layer files, file geodatabase templates (acting as templates being imported into a ...
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Geoserver build error

i am getting a build error with mvn clean install on geoserver 2.2.x branch saying Running org.geoserver.platform.exception.ExceptionLocalizeTest Tests run: 6, Failures: 0, Errors: 0, Skipped: 0, ...
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Learning resources - Getting started with development for ArcGis Online

I would like to develop search widget / find task for feature layer at ArcGis online website. I would love to get some resources for that (reading links, videos) for getting started. so far i've ...
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Qgis 2.7 (Dev) feature rotation?

Curious if the following code has a blatant error that has been overlooked with respect to rotating a single polygon feature. The *.geometry().rotate(...) returns a '0', indicating it was successful ...
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How to develop c++ standalone QGIS C++ Application

I want to integrate QGIS in QT\C++ application. I try to write basic C++ apllication to render map and build it using MSVC 2010. class PostGisViewer: public QMainWindow { public: PostGisViewer(): ...
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Keeping dev scripts in sync with projects

How do you keep your development scripts in sync with your source code management (SCM) and your projects? For instance right now I have things like D:\code\reusable-stuff that goes to an SCM (e.g. ...
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WMTS : Convert geolocation (lat, long) to tile index, at a given zoom level?

I wanted to know how to get the indexes (x,y) of a WMTS tile for a given geolocation (latitude, longitude) and zoom level. For exemple, I have a POI located at (48.675, 2.7), I want to get the ...
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pretty icons for GIS development

I am developing a GIS software and I want to build a pretty GUI for it. Where can I found some pretty icons for my GUI? I mean for example, icons for adding a vector or raster. I mean icons like QGIS ...
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Formal Training in Software Development

I am a GIS Programmer/Analyst in Vermont with formal training as an Environmental Scientist with GIS. I have found throughout my GIS career the need to learn programming skills. I currently work for ...
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How to display data from a feature?

I want to display data based on the feature currently selected/clicked on. I am following a tutorial from http://www.qgisworkshop.org/html/workshop/plugins_tutorial.html. It initially shows you how ...
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What's up with OpenJump?

OpenJump is a nice GIS, very functional, with many updates and has a beautiful rendering. But it's not very popular, and you don't see it around in discussions, in osgeo comunity, etc. And ...
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How to add data from a Google map as layer in ArcMap using C#?

A want use C# to write a tool: add data google map as a layer in ArcMap. I am using Arcgis 10.0. Can you help me. Thanks and regards.
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How do i popup a context menu with custom command items in a Select tool OnMouseDown (Right Click) with VB .Net?

This should be simple... I am converting VBA customization to VB .NET in VS 2008 Express Edition. In VBA i have a custom selection tool. Aside from just selecting features, when OnMouseDown receives ...
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QGIS Installation on Windows

I'm newbie to QGIS and to this forum. I want to develop application using Qt on QGIS to real time updation/mapping of a symbol using GPS co-ordinates. Initially i have installed QGIS on Windows 32 ...
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Transforming from Java EE developer to GIS developer? [duplicate]

Currently i am working as Java Analyst programmer. But i want to transform from Java developer to GIS developer. I tried to pursue MS in SDSS but did not completed my Master Thesis. I have knowledge ...
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Which framework is best to implement an application robustly, using ArcGIS Server JS API?

Over on the Esri forum, user Matt Moyles suggested that the approach used in the Esri JS samples isn't suitable for robust development of a web mapping application using HTML, JavaScript and CSS: ...
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What do I need to know, to develop a plugin for QGIS?

I wish to develop a simple plugin for QGIS, which will open some data, and some specific processing. I have quite a it of development experience with ESRI's Arcojects, but haven't developed with QGIS ...
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Most accurate GPS hardware for less than 1 mile radius [duplicate]

I apologize if this is a duplicate but I can't find a good answer or area to know where to find the correct answer. I am looking for the technology or hardware around wearables or similar technology ...
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Creating simple maps to view on Mobile devices?

My organization wants to create a few maps that will be interactive and viewable via phones (android, iphones,etc) and ipads. We already have a solution using Geocortex (Silverlight) for browser ...
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Is there any experience using Computer Games to display GIS data?

besides being a GIS use I'm a big computer game fan. Games like Civilization, Minecraft, World at War and many others have a very powerfull engine to display huge maps in a beutifull way. I was ...
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How to detect MGRS/UTM zone?

I posted a similar question on StackOverflow, but I thought I'd check here as well. I am developing an open-source library for converting between coordinate systems, and I've run into a wall. I want ...
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GIS/Developer Skills [closed]

Currently, I have a strong knowledge ArcGIS/Python/JavaScript and basic RDBMS. I'm currently taking some database theory/sql classes and trying to figure out what course I should take next, I'm ...
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App using latitude and longitude, should decimal degrees be a separate selection from metric?

So silly question to some I suspect. I am coding a mobile app that displays coordinates in parts of the interface. We currently have an option to toggle between Imperial and Metric. But I am unsure if ...
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Where to start GeoServer Development?

I want to contribute to GeoServer development. I am well experienced in programming and since I am now completely working on GIS projects, I think I will find enough time for these tasks. Where ...
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GIS learning resources for a .NET developer

There are couple of questions which are related to learning GIS or GIS skill sets here but I would like to ask very specific question. My current skills: I don't claim that I am a good programmer ...