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Write out a WKT file from a loaded shapefile

We are looking to load and display a shapefile, simple polygons, then write out a WKT string of that shapefile and have the user save it somewhere. Does anyone have some code snippets of that very ...
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How would I create my own geocoding web service

I would like to write a geocoding web service for genealogy in Java. Because it is for genealogy, I don't need to go down to the street level. I only need to go down to the county. Looking at ...
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How do I remove Schema Locks from a File GeoDatabase in Java in ArcGis 9.3?

I have an application written in Java which uses ArcObjects 9.3. The application accesses a file GeoDatabase. The application produces output in the GeoDatabase that will be accessed by ArcMap. The ...
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How current is GDAL in Java

I have used the ogr2ogr to import various formats to Postgres and have used GDAL utilities. Is there a complete Java port for these tools? Or are they simply wrappers calling JNI to C++ code? I have ...
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Geocoding API Comparison

Is there a good updated source for comparing existing Geocoding APIs (i.e. Google, Mapquest) and their features? I'm really interested in their language support as well. For example, Google has ...
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Algorithm to find nearest point

I've a list of a few hundred cities with their latitude/longitude. Given another location (also in lat/long) I need to find the nearest city. As I don't use any GIS, by now the obvious algorithm is ...
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Java, GIS knowledge…What next?

I know programming in Java and I am familiar with GIS concepts as well. I do GIS programming using javascript and PHP. I want to now do it using Java. How should I go about it? PLease let me know ...
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Embedded spatial database for Java

Are there any embedded spatial databases for Java? I've come across H2 Spatial, but it was difficult to tell the status of that and if it can be used as an embedded spatial database. thanks, Jeff
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How to get started on web GIS development with Java? [closed]

I am very new for GIS, I know java web development. I want to develop a GIS web application in Struts, can you suggest me how to start? My requirement are as - Any API/Tool should be open source. ...
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java vividsolutions jts wgs-84 distance to meters

my (java) project uses com.vividsolutions.jts.geom, which provides a distance function. After some googling I finally found that the return value from this function is in central angle degrees, when ...
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How can I find closest point on a polygon from a point

I have a point that may be inside or outside of a polygon, I need to find the nearest point on the polygon boundary from the point. Point(x,y) may be inside or outside of the polygon, shortest ...
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What is the best API to use GeoTools or uDig (for the context of my application)?

I am trying to develop a java application that displays : Google maps, Openstreetmap and Bing Map Data. So which is the best SDK to use in this contet Geotools or uDig ?
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building opentripplaner gtfs.zip [closed]

I am building a journey planner app using opentripplanner. i have followed their two minutes tutorial in which we just run webapp which uses pre build graph.obj file, it works fine. But in next five ...
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How to add Opencarto to a Geotools project?

I've installed geotools through maven (and m2ecplise) but i'm not able to add opencarto library to my project. (As you can guess, I'm new to java) I tried by adding opencarto's main folder as library ...
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Displaying a GeoServer Map from a Java Mobile Application

How can I display a Map generated by GeoServer from a Java Mobile Application? I would like to display it inside a Java App instead of a android application. Is this possible?
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How can I link java with QGIS?

I want to create a Desktop project on Java which shows radiation dispersion. How can i Link java with QGIS? Is there any tutorial site i can get reference from?
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Displaying Google Maps and OpenStreetMap map in Java?

Is there any Java API that is like OpenLayers ? I would like to display google Maps and Openlayers Maps in a java application
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How to get intersection point from two lines (two coordinated points and two bearings)

I have tried for ages to find the algorithm for getting the coordinate of two intersecting lines from two given coordinated (latitude and longitude) points. As the picture below suggests, I have two ...
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retrieve some info from GRIB2 file with JAVA

I've just started parsing some info inside GRIB2 file with NOAA weather forecast, and I am realizing this task is not as easy as I could think 'a priori'. I need to process some info inside JAVA ...
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How to check if a point is near or inside polygon?

I am trying to find a simple library which can do point in polygon. Earlier i did hit Java Spatial Index library ...could not figure out. Tried openmap..looked simple didn't work. I am totally new ...
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Point to Line Calculations

We are looking to take a point and compare it against the nearest point to an adjacent line. All values are in lat/long. We tried using some of the concept found on the board but found it did not ...
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Help with opentripplanner

I have started working with opentripplanner (i am developing a journey planner app). I am following the two & five minute tutorial given on opentripplanner website. but while starting server using ...
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Geoserver/java out of heap space - how do I increase it?

I'm new to Geoserver, Ubuntu and Java, but have downloaded a virtual machine from gisvm.com and am getting up to speed. I got as far as configuring it with some fairly large shapefiles from a project ...
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GeoJSON java library

I am creating a Java web service that receives GeoJSON. Does anyone know a java library to manage GeoJSON?
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How to parse KML data using geotools?

Geotools contains some packages dealing with KML: org.geotools.kml and org.geotools.kml.bindings. I assume it was designed to parse KML data. Do you know how to use it?
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How to register shapefiles to an image?

I'm generating images from various sources and the projections are not necessarily known ahead of time. The images are subject to interpolation and other alterations while being rendered, but I can ...
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Starting a GIS project in java with OSM data

I am starting a new GIS project in Java. Till now, I used JTS and geotools to load shape files - these data were then displayed on a swing interface. For this new project, I would like to use OSM ...
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Data visualization and maintenance tool

Background Looking to leverage an existing GIS system for exploring organizational data. Architecture The following figure represents a high-level overview of the system's desired features: The ...
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Is there a WFS and WFS-T Java library that plays nicely with Android?

I have a GeoServer database and various programs that query it and so forth using GeoTools. Now I'm making a map app for Android, but not only is GeoTools quite large with all it's dependencies (15 mb ...
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Oracle spatial - check polygon vertices counter clockwise

I need to import a huge number of polygons from a third party (as a csv file- array of x,y's). I have to check whether the polygon vertices are in clockwise or counter clockwise, finally i have to ...
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Query all Object within n kilometer Radius with Hibernate Spatial?

I use hibernate spatial attach a geolocation to a car. My card domain class looks like this: import com.vividsolutions.jts.geom.Point class Card { String name Point location } My program is ...
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What is the best possible configuration for opensource GIS web application to generate a war file?

I have developed a GIS web application using OpenGeoSuite for Electricity Asset Management System. It uses Geoserver, PostGIS/PostgreSQL, PHP, GeoExplorer for normal functioning. However, I need to ...
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Find Perpendicular Distance and Minimum Perpendicular Vector between a Point and a Line using GeoTools and JTS

I have a line formed by 2 lat/lon pairs, and the lat/lon of a point. I would like to find out the perpendicular distance between the line and the point on the Earth surface (can assume Earth as great ...
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Overpass XML query for finding all buildings inside a polygon

I want to run following Overpass QL query in order to get way IDs of all buildings inside a polyon: way(poly:"50.7 7.1 50.7 7.2 50.75 7.15")[building]; >; out ids; Since I'm using the osm-common ...
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converting/parsing geojson into com.vividsolutions.jts geometry

Does any has any experience with converting string geojson into com.vividsolutions.jts geometry object (point, polygon, etc). Maybe there is some java library I cannot find. Greets!
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Good Java-Based Raster Libraries

Can anyone suggest a good, Java-based raster library? By good, I mean a library that can read common raster formats (ex. tif, img...etc) and save them to other image formats (ex. png). I say ...
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Whitebox GIS installation on linux

Can anybody give guidance to installing Whitebox GIS software on linux? I have already: set up a clean xfce4 machine installed java 8 successfully unzipped the latest version of whitebox (Iguazu ...
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What does the values in column clazz (osm2po) mean?

I have a given table in postgreSQL with OSM data which is used for routing purposes in Java with PGRouting. There exist two columns which I don't understand. They belong to osm2po. They are labeled ...
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combine several polygon objects in one polygon object with geotools (is it possible)?

I have several polygon objects and I need to "merge (or combine or dissolve)" them toghether into one polygon object. With a GIS tool like Quantum GIS, I do this with Geoprocessing option "Combine ...
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Setting up Eclipse for ArcGIS Engine Java development?

I'm trying to setup Eclipse for ArcGIS Engine 10.0 development. I've been reading for days and weeks through the documentation and through the forums here and elsewhere. It seems that no one has this ...
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Difference between ArcObjects SDK for Java and ArcGIS Runtime for Java?

I would like to develop spatial tools and automate my spatial analysis process (including converting XY into shp, proximity analysis, network analysis, geocoding etc on thousands of files) in Java. ...
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Getting time dimension from a GRIB file

I have a GRIB file from NOAA that contains several variables for a specific subregion in Norht-East Atlantic. I'm using ECMWF grip-api Python library to parse the file. While I'm able to get the ...
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Display Shapefile on website (Java or PHP)

i have to write an application where similar to Google Maps where i have to display a shapefile in a web application. My available technologies are Java (frontend framework: Apache Wicket) or PHP. It ...
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Create Geotiff from Tiff using java

Respected sir/madam, I want to add geo tags to existing TIFF file and make it to geotiff file. Otherwise, for bufferedimage is it possible to add geotags to make Geotiff file. Thanks in advance...
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Problem with ArcGISRuntimeSDK for Java on CentOS 6.2 after Installing AMD Catalyst Driver

I am working to develop an application on CentOS 6.2 using the ArcGISRunetimeSDK for Java. The application works as expected when the default drivers are used (mesa, I believe), but immediately after ...
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Is there any tool to reproject x,y coordinates, apart from Proj4?

I have a JEE project (Java, JBoss) and I'm looking for a library that allows x,y coordinates reprojection. I know about Proj4. Do you have any other option? Is it possible to find on the net a ...
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Looking for java (or python) APIs to read shapefiles

Consider a work flow which receives a data field, e.g. “basemap” as shown in the image, and fills polygons with color on the basis of its numeric values. I am interested in java programming to carry ...
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What does `findCloseEdges` do in osm2po?

I have something like this: int[] edges = graph.findCloseEdges(lat, lon, 1); // returns only one element RoutingResultSegment rrs = graph.lookupSegment(edges[0]); LatLon[] latlons = rrs.getLatLons() ...
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Get road type (clazz) in osm2po

Can I get clazz of a segment in Java? For example, RoutingResultSegment rrs = graph.lookupSegment(path[j]) How can I get rrs's clazz?
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unable to insert newline and spaces in textelement in java

i am working in arcgis desktop with eclipse in java. i have created a textsymbol and added it to a textelement which i need to add on another layer(the model is a 3Dglobe and not a map). i am able to ...