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How to handle the New ESRI Ocean Basemap

Some of you may have seen this recent (4/28/14) ESRI blogpost - The New Ocean Basemap. ESRI, in their infinite wisdom, has split up their Ocean Basemap into 2 separate services. One with just the ...
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Simplest way to make web maps with lots of shapes

I have some computed data about US Census blocks. I'd like to make a web map to display that data. I've searched around and found various tools, but I can't tell what is the simplest "lazy man's ...
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Leaflet and EPSG 4326 Projections

UPDATE: LEAFLET fixed support for EPSG 4326 (LL84) in the latest betas: https://github.com/Leaflet/Leaflet/issues/1207 Leaflet says it supports EPSG 4326 (Plate Carree, aka ll84) projections. I think ...
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Working examples of Leaflet/Polymaps with GeoJSON tiles generated from Tilestache using Shapefiles?

I'm looking to create choropleths using GeoJSON tiles generated from ESRI Shapefiles by TileStache(or similar), in either Leaflet or Polymaps. So far reading and drawing GeoJSON from both Leaflet and ...
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Generating Interactive Tiles using Nodejs, Mapnik, and PostGIS for Leaflet

I am looking to do something like this but where I have all the data on the same server. I've been following through the set of tutorials @ sparkgeo.com/labs/big/ and I'm having some difficulty. ...
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Why do these points send me to the middle of the ocean or middle of nowhere? [duplicate]

I've been beating my head against the wall trying to map some points using Leaflet + OSM. I put in some sample points (near Bellingham, WA, USA). I've checked the JSON with JSfiddle and ...
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How to get a Leaflet app with a big GeoJSON file to work on mobile devices?

I have a leaflet app which displays a GeoJSON file as a layer. It works fine in the web browser. On the mobile browser it starts up, but quits after panning around on the map. I think the reason for ...
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leaflet geojson coordinate problem

I just started to play with leflet/geojson a little. But my coordinates are not rendered properly and I have no clue what is going on. My coordinates are: 52.23943, 4.97599. They work correct with ...
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MySQL to GeoJSON - Formatting Issue

I'm trying to make a select on a mysql table and then write it out to a geojson file. I'm getting close but there are a few issues. Here's what I have so far: <?php require("dbinfo.php"); // ...
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Offline SLIPPY Map (Tiles) Database for Leaflet

How can create an offline cache of a large number of SLIPPY tile (PNG, 256x256) inside a web browser and then display them from that offline cache. For example, can one use HTML5 IndexedDB as an ...
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LeafletJS: Load Tile Layer based on bounding box

I have a LeafletJS map application with lots of layers. I have a few layers that only have imagery for certain regions across the world. Because everything goes on a world base map. All tile caches ...
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What is the best practice to show GPS movements on map (Openlayers or Leaflet) using DB and Geoserver?

I have GPS unit which update the DB with Points every 10 seconds. I want to show the position in real time (as much as I can) on map using OL or Leaflet. What I did is serving the Point as Layer in ...
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Existing ArcGIS Rest Services - What platform to use for building mapping application?

I have clients that have an existing ArcGIS Server. Map layers are published as rest services and I am going to build a mapping application that displays their datasets. Functionality should include ...
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Leaflet drop markers animation

Is it possible to do drop markers on the map like in google maps (https://google-developers.appspot.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/marker-animations-iteration) in leaflet
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Show markers only at certain zoom levels

I'm building a cycle touring map in leaflet.js, with subjective information overlaid as markers, along the lines of "this is a great road", "this town is quite nice" etc. To avoid information ...
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Create buffer around point in LeafletJS?

I am using LeafletJS. I want to create buffer around point. after Selecting a point buffer radius will be specifed by user in feet. After searching of awhile I found this link of JSTS. does JSTS ...
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How can I create drawFeature control in leaflet?

I want to call a callback on leaflet after drawing a feature. In openlayers I do it like this : customControl= new OpenLayers.Control.DrawFeature( tempLayer, ...
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Click link inside Leaflet Popup and do javascript

I have a leaflet map up and running. It overlays a series of polygons (via GeoJSON) on the map and attaches popups to each polygon. Each of the popups display information about that polygon. I'd ...
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Leaflet marker cluster and popups

I want to develop a map with Leaflet marker cluster. You can see how it looks like here: https://github.com/danzel/Leaflet.markercluster But I need that my markers have popups with more information ...
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binding nested arrays as geojson popups in leaflet

I am struggling with geojson popups in leaflet.js I have nested arrays as properties for my features - an example would be counts of fish caught at a location (not my actual project data!) ...
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Auto zoom on multipolygon with leaflet

I have a geojson with a multipolygon and I want to fit this multipolygon to the map. The map center only on one polygon not on the multipolygon. Here is my script var map = L.map('map',{ ...
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Does leaflet.js offer an gutter option just like Openlayers

Currently we are switching from Openlayers to leaflet.js and there is a problem using a WMS layer with leaflet. The WMS being used is Deegree. When a layer is visualised within leaflet there are ...
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Moving a shape around the earth while maintaining the proper projection

What is the transformation needed to be taken on every data point of a shape to rotate that shape around the globe. I'm trying to figure out the math behind this kind of transformation so I can ...
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Editing PostGIS topology in a web browser

I am trying to conceptualize the best process for editing topology from PostGIS in a web browser. Ideally what I would like to accomplish is the loading of a topology (imagine the lower 48 states of ...
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GeoJSON shape distorted on Leaflet.js spherical mercator WMS map [closed]

I have a map with a simple WMS layer in spherical mercator projection (rendered by a OSM-Mapnik-TileCache server stack, everything is in EPSG:900913 / EPSG:3857). First: I can't understand why, if ...
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How to load external geojson file into leaflet map

I would like to load a geoJSON (polygon) file into my leaflet map. I have seen examples where geoJSON is embedded into the javascript code but I can't find any examples showing how it is done with an ...
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Is it possible to check incoming GeoJSON to see if any of the features are identical to existing ones before adding to map?

I am working on a Rails/PostGIS app and doing a typical ajax call to retrieve GeoJSON within the map viewport bounds. Whenever the map is shifted or zoomed all of the markers are removed and then ...
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How to add a polygon from PostGIS ST_AsGeoJSON into Leaflet?

I try to use the following function to add polygons to my Leaflet map. function polygon(geojson) { alert(geojson); // alert for testing layer = L.geoJson(geojson); layer.addTo(map); } ...
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Offline Map Service with Mapnik and Leaflet

I'm relatively new to GIS, so I hope my asking doesn't appear to be ignorant in any way. I currently work on an offline map service solution for usage in areas without internet connection. For that ...
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Convert data to another Coordinate Reference System

Assuming I've a point like this : POINT (751318 9760879) This point is in EPSG:27700 coordinate reference system. How do I convert the point to display in a map with EPSG3857 coordinate ...
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Leaflet and ArcGIS Geoprocessing Service

Does anyone know of an example of a leaflet map with a geoprocessing service? Is it possible? What would the code look like? I know ESRI Leaflet allows feature layers and map layers but I can't find ...
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GeoJSON formatting for Leaflet

I am using http://GeoJSON.io as the source for my data, which is then to be displayed via Leaflet.js. I found that leaflet neads the file to include "var name = {" but GeoJSON.io doesn't like it, ...
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Slippy map format

When do you decide which to use? I've started using Geoserver and it seems like map files are downloaded to the browser (using Leaflet) in the WFS format. When I look at OSM, Mapbox etc, they use ...
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How to save a Leaflet or OpenLayers map for opening later?

Can a webmap state be saved to a text file or something for restoring later? Like if I set up a map with a particular zoom and choose my layers and draw a polygon or two, can it be saved to a file and ...
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How to highlight features on user click in Leaflet?

I'm new to leaflet & javascript. I made local tiles using maperitive, I can draw Polygons, Polyline & Points using GeoJson over the tiles using leaflet, I can serve the both (tiles & ...
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Mixing coodinate systems

I'm planning to create an online map with openlayers (2 or 3) or leaflet. I have to show some points/markers (~30.000), polygons (~500) and lines in an area of ~10x10 kilometers in several layers. ...
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setStyle() function for GeoJSON features - Leaflet

Ok, since I already asked a very long question about this, but since it didn't get any new replies for a while, and not to get confused in details, I will keep this one simple the best way I can. If ...
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looking for an esri compatible javascript engine

I work on an esri heavy team, i'm looking for a mapping engine that will give me flexibility to build on top of and leverage only the pieces I need and or add more as the app grows. I've been using ...
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OpenLayers vs Leaflet for specific app

Could anybody give me some advice on which one should I use? OpenLayers or Leaflet I will implement OSM on a web-app for taxi management. The requirements for the map part are: Tracking of the ...
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How to avoid corrupt geometries when translating between TopoJSON and GeoJSON?

I'm trying to display some geojson vector features on a leaflet map. The size of my GeoJSON is too big (25.4mb of data, 8.47mb gzipped), so I'm trying to use a TopoJSON format to reduce the size ...
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Day and night zone layer for Leaflet

I'm working with Leaflet and I'd like to show the day and night zones adding a dynamic layer to my map. I was thinking to add a static layer with some transparency and make it move every x minutes but ...
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How to create leaflet legend for points

I have points like this in a leaflet map. The points come originally from a GeoJSON file and I used L.circleMarker to convert them to circles. How can I create a legend for these points? Based on ...
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How to display information in a div outside the map?

I tried a bit around and created a simple map with two polygons(most of the code I got from the Interactive Choropleth Map Tutorial). I added a "L.control()" to show information about the polygons in ...
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Leaflet proj4leaflet with multiple projections

I am looking at having both EPSG4326 tiles and EPSG3857(cloudmade) tiles on a single map (but separate layers). I have been looking at the proj4leaflet plugin, and it "appears" to me that this might ...
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GeoServer 2.3.0 Proxy Setting

I've upgraded to GeoServer 2.3.0 running on Apache Tomcat 7.0.39 on my host WebFaction. My websites and GeoServer are on same host but different ports. How do I go about setting a proxy so that my ...
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How do I get GeoJSON data from GeoServer into show up on my Leaflet map?

I'm trying to create a simple "Green" map for my city. The idea being that it is a website with a map and layers you can turn on and off. I am serving the data through GeoServer and am using GeoJOSN ...
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Disable panning/dragging on leaflet map for div within map

This may be a bit trivial, but does anyone know how to suppress panning when you click and drag over top of a div box embedded within the map itself? Not sure if this question has been asked in ...
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Does Leaflet.js uses WebGL for drawing on HTML5 canvas?

If someone could explain how does the Leaflet.js library draws object (and map layers) on HTML5 canvas? Does it uses WebGL and its GPU accelerated usage of physics and image processing in any way?
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Change default leaflet marker color

I'm using esri-leaflet, and leaflet inherently to add a point feature class (geojson) to a map. What is the best way to add and style the layer? I've see pointToLayer on the leafletjs.com, but don't ...
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Leaflet - Change style on click

I am beginer with Leaflet library and I am facing an issue with a geojson. I have an extern geojson file (points) and I would like to display a circle for each point coordinates and get a bigger ...