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I'm new to GIS and I'm looking for a developer-friendly web GIS [duplicate]

I'm a recent Computer Science graduate who prides himself on his knowledge of software development and problem solving, but has no idea how GIS systems work. (Read: I'm a programmer.) I've been ...
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Options for displaying PostGIS rasters in OpenLayers

This question is similar to an earlier question about displaying vector data in a web-map. I want to have a basic web interface which uses OpenLayers and can display raster data that is currently in ...
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How to Geocode 300,000 addresses on the fly?

I have a database which has 300,000 address, which are to be shown on map. I know if I geo-code all the address it will be too expensive for me. So I was wondering if it is possible to geo-code the ...
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How to obfuscate data when using Google Maps?

I've been working on a google map (v3 of the api) that is plotting 120 markers or so (or will do shortly) - see http://www.mediwales.com/mapping. If you view the source the map data is for all the ...
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Nearest point on a line ( Spherical / Mercator projection )

I have a line (Ax,Ay - Bx,By) over a mercator projection (google maps) and a random point (Cx,Cy) nearest to that line, i would to know the closest point (transparent blue on the image) over that line ...
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Drawing polyline that grows as the car moves by taking data from MySql and PHP in Google API

I wanted to show the polyline on google Map as car moves with animation (like in this site: http://econym.org.uk/gmap/example_cartrip2.htm) by taking data from MySQL and PHP. For that i refered the ...
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Trigger geocoding without having to visit page

I'm using Google's geocoder to store results in database then display them on a map on another page. The problem is that each company profile page needs to be visited before it's geocoded. Is there a ...
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Adding georeferencing data into tiff image

I want to create a georeferenced .tiff file from a .png file. So I convert the .png into a normal .tiff file using the following command line : convert image.png image.tiff Here, all works fine, I ...
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PHP MGRS Conversion Formula/Library

Currently, the formula I'm using to convert MGRS to Lat/Long and vice versa is giving me slightly different results than most other conversion utilities. It's usually between 10 to 30 feet off. This ...
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Large loads geojson from mysql to leaflet?

I have a mysql database with +25K rows including geometry and other attributes. Using a mysql2geojson php script I then added it to a leaflet map. It is super slow now, what can I do to boost the ...
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How to find the nearest land mark from a given longitude and latitude?

I have a table called osm_places with place_name geometry, place_type and many other info related to the city. My database system is PostGIS. My requirement is: Given a latitude and longitude ...
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Display ESRI Shapefiles in a map in a browser. (Not in google maps)

I have a series of shapefiles that I need to render as a map on a webpage. I have an ASP.Net server, although I would prefer something that will work on Linux servers. I would like to find an easy to ...
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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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How to read GeoTIFF using PHP?

My current pet project involves creating a web service that uses the CGIAR SRTM worldwide elevation data set. Each request to the service will query for elevation data from a small geographic area. ...
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How to programatically generate my own wms file?

I'm new to OpenLayers and as far as I understood layers are retrieved from an wms file. I know this is not precisely a development forum but I was just wondering if there is a way to fool this ...
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Generating SLD dynamically using php in Geosever

I am fairly new to Geoserver and I have a question before I launch into something bigger than me: if i replace the XML code in the SLD style sheet inside geoserver with some PHP which generates the ...
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Adding an external WMS service using REST service with Geoserver

I'm trying to add an External WMS layer to geoserver with a php page, using the REST service of Geoserver. I've already read the tutorials for creating the geoserver features ...
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Using PHP to create a GIS Web application

I've developed many GIS Applications using ESRI ArcGIS 9.3 and 10.0 for ASP.NET . I'm wondering if i can do a GIS application using my SHAPE files and Pure PHP scripting . I've googled for that ...
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Open Street Map: converting to country -> administrative unit -> city database

To moderators: If you think this question is too broad, please point me into right direction before closing, I'm desperately looking for help. I'm stuck on my task and I don't know what to do. The ...
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Geoserver WFS - Can I Pass in Filter Parameters via the URL?

I'm trying to use PHP's CURL function to fetch geoJSON information from a GeoServer instance. I'm doing this using url variables rather than trying to construct a full xml GetFeature request. ...
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How can I query Postgres tables directly from OpenLayers?

I have a map that is being hosted with the components of OpenGeo. The map contains WMS layers of millions of parcels and some rail stops. All of our spatial data is on PostgresSQL. Right now the only ...
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PHP tile server

I am newbie in PHP. I am using tileserver.php to serve my *.mbtiles as web map. I have configure it and when I am trying to access the localhost it replying like following Now please help me to ...
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Using PHP with a web application?

I have been working on creating a web mapping application using ArcServer 10 and the JavaScript API. Recently I was told that queries need to be run using PHP due to prior work by another team. The ...
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How to find intersection points between two circles?

We have two points (centers of two circles) and their radius in meters, those radius make the circle. We need to find intersection points. For example we have  lat1 = 55.685025, lng1 = 21.118995, r1 = ...
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Using PHP and JavaScript to dynamically create shapefile or KML

While I have used GIS software (ArcGIS and just started playing with QGIS at home), I have never looked into the code or file structure of shapefiles. I am working on a project for my work, a ...
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What software would be useful to create General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS)?

I am doing a project in which i am required to create GTFS. I look at transit google developer forum which provide a format to create feed but that completely have to done by hand (we have to write ...
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What is the structure of Standard Interchange Format (SIF) used by spatial data providers?

What is the structure of Standard Interchange Format(SIF) used by navteq and other spatial data providers? Any documentation/sample files? Is there a SIF parser available in C/C++/Java/PHP ?
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Column 'SHAPE' cannot be null in mysql database even if the query string is correct

I am trying to write an POLYGON into an column named SHAPE which is a geometry type. And created query which looks $sql = "INSERT INTO rokka(zone,district,location,area,SHAPE) VALUES ...
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Markers on openlayers openstreetmap

I am trying to show some markers from a database in openlayers. I tried it in google maps in past using GDownloadURL fuction to read a json php generated file from my database. Now I tried the same ...
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how to use gdal command inside php exec() function

I need to develop a webportal which will display the images generated by a GIS software package. I my development I need to run gdal command inside php exec() function. but I don't know how to do ...
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Put LeafletJS geoJSON's into a MySQL database through PHP

I'm doing a project that will let users manipulate a map through LeafletJS, creating circles and polygons on top of the map. I need to gather these inputs for later analysis, using a MySQL database ...
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How do I set the fillcolor of polygons in Leaflet.js dynamically?

I'm using the interactive chloropath example for leaflet.js I figured out how to make each of my polygons add a running tally of values to the bottom of the page after each polygon is clicked. Upon ...
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ESRI Javascript API Export to Shapefile and CSV

I am working on a Javascript Web Application using the ESRI Javascript API v3.3. My application allows the user to edit and query data and also provides a table for attributes. I would like the user ...
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Geojson in postgis Geometry : Z dimension error

i had this php code : ...
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How to interpolate point set into value contours?

The task at hand is creating 'isobar' value contours that are interpolated from a point field of either the x/y or lat/lon type. I really have no idea where to begin mainly because this needs to be ...
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Correct Use of MBTiles PHP Script

I have installed the OSGeo4W web server tools on a Server 2008 machine, and I would like to serve MBTiles to Leaflet. I have tried these: Zverik's mbtiles-php Infostream's mbtiles-php fork The ...
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Submit form information from a leaflet popup to MySQL table

I have a leaflet map and I want to have the user fill out a form in a leaflet popup and upon clicking the 'submit' button - the information in the form will be inserted into my MySQL database. As a ...
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Shapefile and geocoding to retrieve an area name

I'm very new to GIS and all things geospatial! I have dbf, prj, sbn, sbx, shp and shx files that have been provided to me. The shapefile contains information on parts of the country that have been ...
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Formula to Check Latitude & Longitude is within Area without Google Maps Api

I got this Example Map SampleMap: http://techinfo.co.id/test/map.php I make Boundary Polygon shape , -6.875165174925262, 107.56293296813965 -6.882663904407988, 107.66730308532715 ...
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How to read Autodesk Spatial Data File (.SDF) in PHP

I am working on an application using Autodesk MapGuide. The application is being developed on PHP and hosted in IIS 7.5. I had to create point, line and polygon geometries on-the-fly. I found a ...
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Can PHP be used to set the XY, zoom of a Mapbox.js map?

All, Is there a way to set the xy and zoom level of a map using the URL of the site that is calling it? I'm thinking of a site I'm using now, built on php, which has mapbox maps built in javascript ...
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How to add polygon in MySQL database

I have a table which contains an field zoneShape of the type Polygon. When inserting some geometry in this field, in phpmyadmin it says: affected 1 row. The row is added, but the geometry field says ...
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Getting Started with Map Server 6 and Google Maps

I'm relatively new to GIS, but what I'd like to do is display map layers on top of Google Maps. From what I understand, mapserver provides the tiles that can be overlaid onto a Google Maps page. I'm ...
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Take data (points) from MySQL to Leaflet Map using PHP and Ajax

I have records with lat and lngs in a MySQL database and I want to add them to a Leaflet map as markers. I have tried a couple of methods but none seem to work. When the webpage opens the map doesn't ...
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Problem with reading data from PostGIS as KML file using PHP

I am using the following PHP code in order to read data from PostGIS and save it in KML format as a file. When I load the page a document with ".PHP" extension is returned (not .kml) which inside has ...
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Problem in running query on PostGIS using PHP

Would you kindly help me solving this problem. I'm trying to use the PHP code provided here in order to read geo-data from PostGIS. The code seems clear without any problem (also nobody has ...
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Query Postgis Table with PHP

Would you be so kind as to help me with the following in OpenLayers. I need to be able to use the coordinates from a user click in a postgis query. To catch the coordinates of a click I built a click ...
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Looking for Geoserver REST PHP examples

I am in deadly need of geoserver rest php scripts for creating workspace, store, publishing layer etc. I have done a lot of googleing but couldn't find any. In geoserver site only examples using cURL ...
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What is the proper “title” property for the Terrain with Labels Basemap?

EDIT: Actually this posted link ended up helping me quite a bit but don't mark it as duplicate because the problem I had using it stemmed from needing to define the map before defining the ...
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PHP examples to replicate FeatureServer capabilities

I used FeatureServer before and I liked it. The only thing I didn't like, though, is that it needs some other dependencies to work. That's why I want to try PHP instead. I know that there are already ...