An object-oriented cross-platform programming language developed by Sun Microsystems.

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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 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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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?

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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Having trouble setting up Eclipse for ArcGIS 10.0 Java development

I'm trying to setup Eclipse for ArcGIS 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 same ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Getting Subtypes of feature Classes using arc Object Java

I am developing a tool to demonstrate subtypes of feature classes in a geodatabase. My code works until printing feature classes. Can anybody assist me by providing a right way to print subtypes of ...
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What can I use to read MapInfo files in Java?

I want to read MapInfo files using Java. Before I used geotools for this but now I have problems with the GDAL library in Win7x64. Can i find geotools or gdal only for Java? To it not usede gdal's ...