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How to convert ArcGIS Server JSON to GeoJSON?

I'm creating a web map using Leaflet, and I want to be able to grab feature layers from our ArcServer. I have successfully been able to retrieve a feature class as JSON, but Esri's JSON objects don't ...
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What is topojson and how is it different than geojson?

This is a conceptual question. What are the differences between these? and what are the pros and cons of these formats?
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How can I fix my complex Polygons so they show correctly in Google Maps?

Problem: I'm trying to find a way to fix some broken polygon shapes and I'm not sure how I can do this. Details: I've got a number of polygons which I basically imported from TIGERLINES a while ...
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Where can I find country borders data in human-readable format?

I'm trying to obtain some data representing the borders of all countries in the world. This data doesn't have to be very precise, it is to draw the countries on a computer screen. I did a bit of ...
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How to display geoJSON from an URL in a layer?

I am looking for some type of plugin or code which would allow me to add a geojson URL, define the areas to input the lat/long variables from the visible Qgis canvas map and call/render the results ...
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ESRI JSON Polygon Ring Orientation

I am having a hard time finding any detailed documentation defining ESRI's JSON specs. I am hoping someone can shed some light on the following two questions. Similar to the GeoJSON spec, the first ...
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ESRI HTTP where query

A friend and I are currently creating a pretty straight forward LINQ to ESRI library that sends HTTP queries to an ArcGIS MapServer and then parses the JSON response appropriately. Everything is ...
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Geoserver GET request to the REST API without authentication

I am using Geoserver to serve a number of WMS layers. I am using jQuery's $.getJson('/geoserver/rest//featuretype.json') to programmatically populate a table with the available layers and their ...
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Adding Panoramio Photos To An OpenLayers Map

I have a pretty well integrated OpenLayers map that I want to add photos from the Panoramio API to. Unfortunately, it seems both API's are under documented on this subject. I found one great tutorial ...
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How do I deserialize GP Result Json?

The value part of a GP Result can be any type of GP object (or literal). Does anyone know of a general way to deserialize this, preferably with either WCF or Json.NET? I'd prefer not to have to ...
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GIS storage format for better performance - Android device

We have developed an android application which loads different eco-zones and does geo-fencing based on current GPS location. We have converted a shapefile to KML, then to JSON format, for loading in ...
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Conventions for returning GeoJSON via an API

I have a queryable API that returns one or more GeoJSON FeatureCollections. Currently the response looks something like this: { "success": { "data": { "layer1": {"type": ...
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Slow IE8 responsiveness with OpenLayers and many features

Background Adding about 700 sites to an OpenLayers Map. Firefox 11 and Google Chrome display the sites just fine. IE8, which is the organization's standard and will not be upgraded for the ...
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Is anyone using JSONP in Web mapping applications to get around the browser same origin policy?

Javascript based Web mapping apps that use ajax requests to get data from a server are limited by the Same Origin Policy to only request the data from a server in the same domain (subdomain and port). ...
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How to send long JSON objects (polygon geometry, table rows) in POST request to Geoprocessing Service?

I am seeking to understand my options for sending long JSON objects in a request to a Geoprocessing Service. In particular, I am looking for some example code to illustrate how to include two long ...
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Unencoding JSON output from OSRM

I set up Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM). The documentation does a pretty good job of laying everything out and I was able to get a server set up and running on my machine. My question is about ...
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Send Geometry to query using ArcGIS REST API

I am writing a windows console app in VS 2010 to perform an overlay using the ArcGIS Rest API. My first REST query returns information about the geometry for a specific feature. I then want to send ...
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How to get JSON representation from JTS Geometry?

I'm using JTS (http://www.vividsolutions.com/jts/JTSHome.htm) and need to get a JSON representation of a Point : Hibernate beam: @Type(type = "org.hibernate.spatial.GeometryType") ...
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Converting ESRI Web Client JSON to Standard Feature Class With Python Geoprocessor

Is there a function exposed by ESRI's python geoprocessor that converts the JSON format used in the various web clients to a valid feature class. Clearly, the function exists because something is ...
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Convert Sql Server Spatial data to GeoJSON & plot on map

I have a sql server table with Geo spatial data. An example of row would be (with Column names): type: streetline code: 231001 geog: 0xE6100000011 ........ Centroid 0xE61000000C....... geom: ...
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How to decode Google's proprietary latLon format for China?

This Google Maps link returns train stations in Shanghai, China. By appending '&output=js' it returns it in JSON format. I'm trying to decode the format Google uses for lat/lon: latlng:{ ...
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How do I serialize/deserialize .NET dictionary without key value elements?

I'm trying to get my C# class to serialize to a json that complies with GP Job, for example: { "jobId" : "jb10b153b77e74a839e31af53e5d4d0d1", "jobStatus" : "esriJobSucceeded", ...
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Problem with loading GeoJSON file in OpenLayers generated by PHP

I'm trying to read some geo-data from PostGIS database using PHP, creating a GeoJSON file and showing it on a base map using OpenLayers. The PHP code works just fine. The generated data in GeoJSON ...
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Getting json feature id on OpenLayers

I'm projecting some features using json format on OpenLayers. I need to get the id from the feature (not the OpenLayers' id but the one in the json file). The file looks something like this. ...
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how to search for a Point of MultiLineString geometry in a json file using OpenLayers

I have a json file with large geometries(MultiLineString), here I got a Point among the json layer(baseLayer). I would like to search for a Point's LineString in the layer, from which MultiLineString ...
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ArcGIS Web AppBuilder widget config?

I downloaded a webapp builder template (javascript) that I've placed on my own web server and is running fine. However, I am not able to modify the widgets in the config.json file to the settings ...
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Is there a Web app for building GeoExt tree configurations?

I have a GeoExt application and looking for approaches for building tree configuration (in JSON format). Now tree configuration is made manually and looks like: var treeConfig = new ...
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How can I deserialize json to create an IRecordset?

I've got a Silverlight client that serializes a FeatureSet and sends to an SOE. I'd like for the SOE to deserialize the json into an IRecordSet. ESRI.ArcGIS.SOESupport.Conversion has a method for ...
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JSON format unavailable for GetFeatureInfo service

I have Geoserver 2.2.4 installed - which allows GetFeatureInfo to be returned as json If I make the following call ...
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'invalid parameters' on ArcGIS rest API used from Silverlight

I have an Silverlight application from which I'm trying to create new features to ArcGIS server. Every time I get error {\"error\":{\"code\":400,\"message\":\"Unable to complete ...
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Data will not load into the popup using the Basic Viewer template for ArcGIS

I have downloaded the zip file for the Basic Map Viewer (https://github.com/Esri/Viewer) in ArcGIS and am trying to configure the layers to have popups. I've reviewed some of the code behind other ...
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How to PGRoute from OpenLayers via PostGIS/PostgreSQL [duplicate]

I need to route a shortest distance for a map which I have loaded from a PostgreSQL by means of JSON file. I can project the map in my browser and I can identify the linestrings. For a particular ...
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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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Python encoding error in ArcPy

I am writing a JSON file, as string input, using python, into a .json file in the file system. However I am getting the following error sometimes and I don't know why. Any ideas? ...
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GeoServer 2.4.1: How to use JSONP in a WFS request?

I've ready that I can enable JSONP by setting ENABLE_JSONP in web.xml: <context-param> <param-name>ENABLE_JSONP</param-name> <param-value>true</param-value> ...
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arcpy.AsShape function returning RecordSet not Geometry

I have the following code: feature_geometry = arcpy.AsShape(json_string, esri_json=True) print feature_geometry print type(feature_geometry) >>><geoprocessing record set object object at ...
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How to transform JSON with field x,y to gdb in fme

I have JSON file with x,y field. I wonder how to transform geoemtry to gdb? Example of json: [ { "OBJECTID": "1", "x": "15", "y": "21" }, { "OBJECTID": "2", "x": "16", ...
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json to shapefile in javascript

I know, there are some libraries to convert .shp to .json even with javascript, but haven't found a way to convert .json back into .shp that could be implemented in web enviroment. Do you know or ...
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How can I convert esriMeters to Lat/Lng?

I am pulling a JSON list of features into a web page. The points come as esriMeters and the rest of my app uses Lat/Lng. How can I do this conversion in the browser (javascript)?
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Converting JSON/GeoJSON files to Shapefiles

I have a quick question please about converting JSON/GeoJSON files. I'm trying to convert some JSON files into something I know how to work with (shapefile, R objects or PostGIS). I'm afraid I have ...
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Which fields are standardized to describe a ShapeFiles feature?

I would like to store data into a database which is available here either as JSON or as ShapeFiles. The JSON looks something like this: { "type": "FeatureCollection", "features": [ { ...
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How to apply weight to Google heatmap?

I am trying to plot a Google heatmap based on the JSON objects returned. Here is my JavaScript: function getHeatMap() { heatLayer = new HeatmapLayer({ config: { "useLocalMaximum": true, ...
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Spatial Data from Postgis to Java/REST with RestEasy + Jackson

I'm developing an application where I take a route from google maps, save it in postgresql/postgis. I'd like to take this route (LineString geometry) and send it back to Google Maps. I already can ...
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How to convert GTFS to XML or JSON?

Do you know any tool that provides that? I need to manipulated GTFS file but I would like to have data available in any well-known format like XML or JSON. EDIT GTFS are Google Transit Feed ...
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export map state as JSON: Web_Map_as_JSON

Is there a way to export the current map state as a JSON object, mostly named Web_Map_as_JSON. The JSON specification should be like this. In other words, it would be convenient to have a function ...
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Leaflet Marker-Cluster JSONP GeoServer

I hope I can get same help from here. I started to put together a leaflet map, please see here: http://gis.xyz/leaflet2.html I want to show my postgis point (uk based) features on this map with ...
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RESTful Geoprocessing Service Request returns empty Result object without errors

This is a bit difficult for anyone here to test as our ArcGIS Server 10.2 instance is behind a firewall. I'll try to present all the necessary information, but feel free to ask for more and I'll ...
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json to xml transformation with x2js

I am trying to transform a JSON object to XML, but i have somehow get stuck in jscript (not an expert). Here is the code: ... var GEOJSON_PARSER = new OpenLayers.Format.GeoJSON(); var ...
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OpenLayers removing/adding marker (airplane): update the orientation based on lat/long (next point in database)

The code below I have is working great. I'll try to explain it in a few lines (btw you can view it here http://codeshare.io/9Z1BE): -there's a marker on the map. The lat long is returned as json from ...
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Looking for an API that will autocomplete adresses, and split them up into parts

I'm kinda new to the whole GIS thing, and found that is necessary for onw of my web apps. It's come to my attention that some people don't know what a proper physical address looks like, and so I'd ...