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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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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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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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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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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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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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Format a specific GeoJSON file into the correct format

I want to use this json file it is no GeoJSON file yet but I noticed that it contains several Features and not one which I find confusing. I wanted to ask if you know some tool where I can merge all ...
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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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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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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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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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Deserializing 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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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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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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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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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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Describing borehole information with geojson (javascript)

I deal a lot with borehole information and looking the best way to move it around in javascript / take advantage of javascript libraries (e.g. leaflet) for looking at this information on mobile ...
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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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Search and zoom json features in Leaflet

How can I add search box to map that allows user to search>zoom to polygon name. If there are 100 polygons, user can type name of polygon (i.e., Symantec) then map zooms to matching county?
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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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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") @Column(name="...
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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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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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'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 operation.\",\"...
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Can ArcGIS Export Web Map task print labels from a Feature Layer?

I'm creating json to create a custom printout using the Export Web Map task on an ArcGIS server (v10.2). Everything works as expected apart from labels are not showing in the generated printout. The ...
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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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ESRI JavaScript API - Add Layer using esriRequest Response

For various reasons I need to add layers to a map object using a response returned by an esriRequest to an ArcGIS Server. One reason being the data will change constantly and hard coding FeatureLayer ...
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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:{ lat:...
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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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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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Converting JSON to GeoJSON or CSV?

How do you convert a JSON file to a GeoJSON file or csv. I have a JSON file with lat lon information, but how can I can convert this file to GeoJSON or csv. I have found some online tools to convert ...
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JSON URL won't open in QGIS

When attempting to display the national chargepoint registry from the following URL: http://chargepoints.dft.gov.uk/api/retrieve/registry/format/json The following error returns: http://...
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Is there are way to import non-geo JSON files into QGIS?

Here is a json file containing various attributes relating to countries. However, it does not contain any geographic data. http://bost.ocks.org/mike/nations/nations.json I would like to join these ...
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How to use ArcGIS 10.2 Features to JSON output in web maps?

Using the Features to JSON tool that is now available with 10.2, is there additional formatting that needs to be done to the files before they can be displayed as web maps?
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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. {"type":...
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How to style specific polygons from a geojson with Leaflet

I have a World Countries geojson, that has country codes as "ID" (feature.id) and names as feature.properties.name I would like to color specific countries for making a "countries visited" map. ...
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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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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 OpenLayers....
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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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GeoServer and PostgreSQL JSON column

I have a database table with a dynamic schema implemented via a JSON column named "properties". Currently GeoServer doesn't recognize my JSON column. Is there some way to make Geoserver recognize ...
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Control to select data source on Leaflet map

I am building a map using leaflet. My data source looks something like this: var districts = {"type": "FeatureCollection", "features": [ {"type":"Feature", "geometry": {"type":"MultiPolygon","...
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D3 adding topojson - no data visible

Yesterday I asked what would be the best method of creating an overlay in a web map that would allow for some interactivity. Create interactive map with no server Thanks to a variety of people who ...
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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 http://[servername]/geoserver/[namespace]/wms?LAYERS=[layername]&QUERY_LAYERS[...
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Using ogr2ogr in python?

I found this helpful post that got me started using ogr2ogr in python: Using ogr2ogr to convert GML to shapefile in Python? as well as this one: How to convert ArcGIS Server JSON to GeoJSON? I am ...
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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 ...