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Building disconnected web based mapping application?

I have been tasked with building a disconnected, web-based mapping application. It must run in a browser, but it will run on a disconnected Windows based laptop. It needs to be able to do simple map ...
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Do all open source web mapping platforms require programming? [closed]

I currently use a proprietary software product for my company's web mapping, however I am interested in seeing other products. I use QGIS and would like to to put my layers on the web for both ...
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Trigger a click event on a leaflet map?

Is it possible to make a click event occur at a particular lat/lon on a leaflet map? I would like to make a popup appear that is associated with a point at a particular location. I have tried several ...
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Alternatives to ArcGIS Online?

I am considering purchasing ArcGIS Online for a group of users who currently use about 5% of ArcGIS capabilities (ArcMap, simple map creation and information display) about 80% of the time. Primary ...
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Insert rows into CartoDB from code

I have a simple web page where I show my CartoDB map and a dataset. I want to know if there is any way to insert new rows into my CartoDB dataset from code, so external users can add points to the map ...
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Choosing open source web GIS software? [duplicate]

What are open source tools for building a web gis application having PAN, Zoom, Query/search, Label etc options? I have decided to use PostgreSQL for database and GeoServer as middleware but I am a ...
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How to Georeference 2.5D or Birds Eye View models or Buildings?

I am working on 2.5D mapping.So I don't know how to georeference Birds Eye Viewor 2.5D view buildings.If you did not understand then open http://www.youcity.com there you will find 2.5D buildings.If ...
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What is the Market share for open source web-GIS systems?

I would like to know the market share of 3 web-GIS systems, deegree, GeoServer, Geomajas). Which one is more popular? Are there any evaluations regarding the market share of open source web-GIS ...
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Where to create a web map of polygons and 50,000+ points?

I was using the qgis2web plugin to create a web map of polygons. I got this far: vehiclethefts.netne.net Then, I had to add another layer containing 50,000 points and realized the plugin couldn't ...
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JSONs made from shapefiles are not plotting (using folium or Leaflet alone)

My goal is to plot two shapefiles as layers on an interactive map. The files I'm using live at https://github.com/AnnaMag/maps. I transformed shapefiles to .geojson using ogr2ogr -f ... e.g. ...
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TimeDimension in R, leaflet [duplicate]

it's possible to do this this with R,leaflet ? any suggestion please?
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tiny JS discretization library for choropleth representation

I would like to know if a tiny stat/discretization js library ready to use exists. I do know about the existence of jStat (which I may explore a little bit more thoroughly), and I know that mapfish ...
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Any web mapping solution for mapping points and manage 1:n relationship? [closed]

I need to show on a web map some points (> 12.000) ... I know that there are many solution for that, also for free (CartoDB, MapBox, ArcGIS On Line, ecc ... ), starting from some shapefiles. That is ...
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Does anyone know about a web client for GIS from the Vaadin framework?

Reviewing the universe of GIS tools on the Web, I see that several customers have already developed GIS on the Web, so the is no need to start from scratch. Now I have come across the Vaadin framework ...
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Is it possible to 'scrape' shapefile layer from a map saved as pdf/jpeg?

Data on the changes in voting district delimitations in SA is available as a series of maps (no shapefiles made official). I'd like to create a shapefile by scraping the boundaries from the individual ...
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Easiest way to display or draw low-detail maps on a WebApp

I need to display data sets, e.g. a bunch of point-based JSON files of weather forecasts, on a not-so-detailed map. The map should not be as detailed as a full-blown Google map (with roads, names of ...
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Is it possible to pass a JavaScript object to “Layers:”?

I am trying to use the GetFeatureInfo functionality of Openlayers v3. I am taking the layer name dynamically from the layerswitcher and trying to pass it into WMS like: var ...
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Add layers dynamically on a web map

What would be an optimal way to add a layer to the web map by using the drag and drop option? Should the layer be saved to the db or their are other ways? This would be a JavaScript based application ...
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How to Start Web Mapping?

I want to start working on a web map at work to map some of our statistics by city. I have an idea, but I'm not exactly sure where to start. Are there any definitive resources that provide step ...
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Android WebMap Popup Viewing not showing my layer info

I used the code for WebMap Popup Viewing from ArcGIS for Developers (https://developers.arcgis.com/android/sample-code/webmap-popup-viewing/) and I just changed the map URL with a map I created and ...
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Display two generated tiles on one map using Openlayers

i have a multiple Geo-referenced tiff I want to display Two TMS layer on one map. in another way i want to display tow tailed tiff image in the same map like the picture bellow using Openlayers ...
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Open Trip Planner rest api request

following this tutorial I set up a Open Trip Planner (version 0.11.0) stand alone server. It works very well at http://localhost:8080/index.html and for example at ...
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Is there any possibility to draw an editable map using OSM data?

I am a newbie on openstreetmap related developments, I need to build a web application using PHP or Python frameworks, that could draw map using OSM data. It should also allows to edit attributes of ...
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creating a transparent layer background in QGIS

I have created a heatmap in QGIS to cover my point data and I have saved it as geoTiff so that I can import into tilemill, which I managed to do but my background is black .In QGIS however I want ...
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S63 Viewers with JavaScript API [duplicate]

I am in the process of developing a web interface for viewing encrypted ENC data (S-63) and was wondering what options are available to handle the rendering? I have investigated ArcGIS Server and it ...
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TileStache Dynamic query based on zoom level

I wanted to make tilestache to be able have a different query for different zoom level. For certain zoom level I wanted TileStache to query from different postgres table. How can I achieve this? Is ...
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Leaflet/GeoJSON - Changing the default blue marker to other .png files

How can I use different .png files to symbolize my GeoJSON data? I have one property in my GeoJSON file that I would like to symbolize the data by (feature.properties.issue). For each different issue ...
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Leaflet Map not Visible

I try to make my first Leaflet webmap (I'm very new to JavaScript so please ignore the dirty & repetitive code). I want layer controls and read the Leaflet layer control example but somehow my map ...
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3D Map Visualization in Geoserver

I am using Geoserver 2.4.0 to view the UK map in my web map application by using the openlayers and wms service. Now I am looking into view the terrain data in 3d with WebGL enabled browser and got ...
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How to make a network /tower coverage map in in mapbox

I am new to mapping and currently I am trying to make a map showing coverage of a network provider here in my country. The map I am trying to achieve should look similiar to that at ...
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QGIS2Web - how to include additional mapping functions

It is my understanding that the QGIS2Web generates a web map from my QGIS project by taking aspects of layers, styles and extent. What would it take to include map functionality to the web map such ...
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Increasing Clickable Area of OpenLayers Polylines

I'm currently working on a web application where there are OpenLayers geometries that are clickable. However, since the size of the geometries can be rather small, it can be hard to click on them. ...
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Web mapping newbie [duplicate]

I am just starting out with mapping applications on the web. I basically want to click on a country in the world and have an image popup. Being fairly new to this does anyone have a recommendation for ...
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Differences in costs of open-source hosted GIS software? [closed]

I recently saw a listing of the available GIS products at thegismarketplace.com, which led to a couple of questions. What is the difference between a paid version of GeoServer or MapServer and the ...
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Web Map data display/filter/query [closed]

I have been learning as much web mapping as possible lately. I really enjoy it, as it seems what you need to know to keep up with the geospatial field. I do have a question that is probably easy for ...
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How do I use a toggle button with the ESRI javascript api

I am trying to use two toggle buttons which have been added to a map to toggle layers on and off in my simple web application. I am having problems getting the toggle button to respond when clicked or ...
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In a webgis using leaflet, how to export maps as pdf?

Like the title says, I'm building a webgis using Leaflet. I want to allow users to export maps from the website and download them, but the current downloaded format is shapefile. I wonder if there's a ...
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Using Leaflet and Web Map Tile Service (WMTS)

I'm trying to use an API for rendering tiles with a Leaflet map. A link to the API looks like this and I think that the format is WMTS: ...
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Maximum number of point features in an OpenLayers vector layer

In your experience, how many point features can be added to an OpenLayers vector layer (new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Point Layer")) before it goes unusably slow? My use case is to display points from ...
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Problem with Cesiumjs sand castle live editor

I have saved a html file from Cesium SandCastle live editor, but I am not able to run that file on a web browser afterwards, even after loading all the JavaScript files correctly. How to make it run ...
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How to host my GeoServer+Openlayers web mapping application on the internet? [closed]

I have created a web mapping application prototype using GeoServer (running on Tomcat as the servlet), Openlayers and PostGIS. Since it was a prototype, at that time, i did not bother about the ...
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WebGIS Report Feature with Pictures?

I am trying to add a widget to a webmap that will allow users to report wildlife spottings (birds, coyotes, etc). The client (City staff) would like to have to be able to review any reports prior to ...
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Creating Multiple Webmap Applications linked to the same data

I am creating a webgis system for a smaller municipality. They need 3 different webmap applications, all of them referencing the same data. 2 of the apps are for public view and only contain certain ...
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Popup that contains feature type details from geoserver

I would like to seek for help regarding my project. I'm new in Web Mapping. And as of now I have WMS layer (which is polygon type) from geoserver that is overlayed in a WMS openlayers basemap. Now I ...
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Changing Colour of Leaflet Layer Control Box

Is it possible to reference the box in the CSS to change the colour of the layer selection box? Would be great to change it away from the standard white.
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Custom Leaflet Legend

Trying to create 9 separate leaflet legend variables for the 9 different overlays (graduated colour chloropleths) I have on a leaflet map. Each overlay will have 6 classifications of colour dependant ...
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Toggling Leaflet Legends

Currently trying to use the following code to add and remove Legends as a result of an overlay being added to the map. Getting no error messages in browser but still doesn't seem to be working. ...
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Are there open-source alternatives to ArcGIS online that can be hosted on my own server?

I know this might be too broad topic. But I am looking for web-GIS portal similar to ArcGIS online that is self-installable (configurable) to be hosted in my private server. The main features should ...
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Display tiles from a custom GeoTiFF overlayed on googles satellite map using leaflet

I want to overlay tiles generated from a GeoTIFF raster I created on a google satellite map. What I have tried is: Style and output a high quality colored PNG using qgis's map composer Tile this PNG ...
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Link Esri web map to XML data feed

I have an XML feed of road conditions that needs to be linked to a roads layer in an Esri web map. The web map should be built with Portal for ArcGIS. (Though other suggestions/approaches are ...