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Live Updating Map With Large Dataset

I need to be able to display a map on a webpage with multiple layers of squares and points, possibly up to 10,000 objects per layer. There could be up to maybe 20 layers, but having move than a ...
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Webmapping js library with best support to WFS-T

I've tried to use WFS-T in ol3 but it was really a hard task, it seems that WFS-T is badly undocumented feature and it's much complicated to implement, and i'm looking for recommandations concerning ...
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Adding hyperlinks to Leaflet polylines created via Leaflet.Draw?

[Cross posting from StackOverflow as I realized this may be a more specific community for this] I'm using Leaflet.Draw, and I want to allow the lines that I draw to have hyperlinks in them so that ...
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How to get popup with layer attributes to display after using address search/geocoder widget?

Using Web AppBuilder ArcGIS online. I want to let my user(s) enter an address on the "Geocoder Widget" and have an automatic popup that displays. I know how to configure the content of the popup. I ...
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Web mapping service with GEBCO bathymetry data

Is there any open web mapping service provide map tiles with GEBCO bathymetry data. As far I know Only Google uses GEBCO bathymetrydata for ocean floor model. Others uses ocean as plain blue. I need a ...
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developing a Talking Map

I need to develop a prototype of a web application that speaks : When you click on a city (point) it says the city name (Audio files are ready) I want to use ArcGIS Javascript API. do you have any ...
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What are the advantages of using Rails for a GIS/mapping application?

I've heard some good things about Rails, but I don't know much about it yet. There are only a few questions about Rails on GIS.SE (and there's not even a Rails tag). Is it worthwhile to learn about ...
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List of Map Service Software

I am curious as to what GIS server software is out there. I have used a few different ones and am building a list of them. If you know of any others please mention it below because I would like to ...
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Using Torque to visualize rainfall data

For a little background: I have rainfall data for multiple weather stations by year, I have tried messing around with CartoDB and Torque for animation of the rainfall. my point data has each station ...
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How do I begin creating my open layers Web Map? [duplicate]

I'm completely new in the world of web mapping. I am however determined to learn and create a web map within a month or less. I have some geographical areas that have sites (Solar PV Sites) I want to ...
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How to create a collaborative mapping website?

I have read about webservers, static and dynamic pages, cgi-bin... I can create a simple web mapping service in which a map with layers and controls will be there. And now I want to provide login ...
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What are the categories of map applications for end users?

What are the categories of map-based applications for end users? Especially, what are the types of web-applications provided to end users? For example, I can think of: Exploration tool: simply ...
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Hover effects using CartoCSS: Is this possible?

I'm trying to make a simple map of parcels in TileMill. Right now when I hover over a parcel, the information for that parcel appears in a teaser. That's simple enough. However, when working with ...
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Libraries to render vector-based maps in the browser

Is there a open source JavaScript library like leaflet or openlayer which can be used in a web or mobile application and loads vector-based maps instead of images? I only need the road information and ...
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Options for displaying 3D data using ESRI web APIs [duplicate]

I've been looking through the documentation of the various ESRI web APIs to see if there is any support for displaying 3D data, but haven't found anything useful. Is there any support for this - or do ...
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How can I make an OSM map without icons and labels?

I want to create a web application that include Open Street Map . I use OpenLayers library to create map , but now I want to create map without icons like hospitals,coffeshop and other icons. This ...
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Connection between OpenLayers and GeoServer is faulty

Hello so I have connected my Geoserver to my OpenLayers website and it seems like something is wrong about the connection. I added a WMS layer in Javascript like this: But when I load the page ...
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How to convert Dekstop QGIS project as QGIS Web Client using python?

Assuming there are many Desktop project files .qgs.Is there a way using python to enable File>Project Properties>OWS Server>WMS/WFS/WCS in a batch mode ?
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QGIS Web Client in Windows does not load map

I have installed QGIS (1.8 Lisboa) desktop and server on a Windows XP machine. I am now trying to configure the QGIS Webclient. I downloaded the zip file from GitHUb, and made the changes to the ...
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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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How to embed ESRI maps on my website

I've got a website where I'd like to insert maps with some placemarks (restaurants, points of interest, ...). I'm tired of Google Maps and like to use ESRI basemaps. Is it possible to do this? I'd ...
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How to offset/displace overlapping lines in a web map?

I have a dataset of points representing a To/From status - something like distribution centres and delivery addresses. When the user clicks on a point I'd like to show the relationships between this ...
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How to integrate Google Drive with web mapping capabilities?

I use a shared Google Drive spreadsheet to coordinate a large GIS mapping project. The work involves processing thousands of DOQQ images. Essentially, work is divided into study areas and then ...
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ESRI Javascript API: setting feature layer selection symbol

This seems like it should be a relatively simple thing to do, but for whatever reason I can't figure it out. I'm trying to add functionality to select a group of parcels as laid out in this example, ...
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How to view ArcGIS Online-created web mapping application on my device?

I have an ESRI Organizational account and an iphone 4s (iOS 7.1.1). On my phone using the ArcGIS app, I am able to see all maps created in My Groups, but I cannot see a single web mapping ...
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Help getting started in Web Mapping [duplicate]

Can you guys point me in the right direction please? I am looking for a way to create and share interactive maps. Are there any reading or practical materials that you can suggest for this? Here are ...
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How to get Scale Bar, WebMap with GeoExt

I tried to make a WebMap with GeoExt and everything is working, but I don't see a scalebar. var mapPanel, tree; Ext.application({ name: 'test', launch: function() { ...
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Internet mapping UX design strategy: Separate desktop and mobile sites, or one site fits all?

I searched GIS.SE for "Desktop vs. Mobile" and didn't get anything helpful, so I guess I'll be the one to ask. Question: With respect to Internet mapping applications, is it better to have separate ...
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Looking for a Table of Contents sample for the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API

Where can I find an example of a Table of Contents control to plug into the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API 2.3? Ideally it should support feature/dynamic/tiled layers; show symbology; and allow grouped ...
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Looking for a FREE Cloud based 'Web Mapping Stack' Host

Any pointers to free cloud-based geoweb hosts? Use case: To display a basic interactive web map in Leaflet/ OpenLayers with data hosted in PostGIS served by GeoServer. I am looking at something very ...
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How to generate thumbnails from shape file and display them on my website?

I tried to generate thumbnails from shape file and display them on my website(using jsp).I had been read this and this question .Very similarity questions ,but I know nothing about python... Is ...
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scenarios to make multiple data maps comparisons?

I'm using Leaflet (and several of its plugins) to make a custom SOLAP solution and i want to offer to the user, the possibility to make data analysis and comparison between multiple maps, my question: ...
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How to get multiple dynamic custom markers on map using MapBox in MySQL and PHP?

Can anyone help me to get multiple custom markers on mapbox using lat/long from the database MySQL. I want to use 2 types of markers on the map, for which I have two separate table of lat/longs in the ...
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What do the parameters for Google Streetview mean?

I've noticed that the new Google Streetview uses a url of the following structure: ...
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What web mapping libraries are suitable for indoor maps?

I am looking for a custom mapping library but not to display an actual geographical area but to display a custom floor-plan. I have been looking for a while but most of the solutions that I found are ...
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Technical requirements for installing Geoserver and having a web mapping platform

I have taken up a new job, and I need to undertake some web mapping sing Geoserver. I have no idea the hardware required to install Geoserver and do web mapping. I know there is a server involved, is ...
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Open popup link in same window

I'm using a webmap on my page. The webmap contains layers with popups. These popups contain a link with url GET parameters (ex: www.example.com?id=123) Is there a way to force the link to open in the ...
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Custom ordering/z-index of icons in Leaflet layer

I have a single layer (points) with a bunch of markers. Each point has an attribute that is regularly updated. I understand by Leaflet sorts the layers such that those lower in latitude are on top for ...
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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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Using web mapping and geocoding to track genealogical data

Over the last year I have gotten involved in researching my family tree. My paternal grandfather came from a remote island in the Atlantic, along with hundreds of others of his generation, and many of ...
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Data Interoperability Conversion WFS Layer, Duplicate .XSI_NIL Field?

When I use the data interoperability extension to retrieve a WFS dataset I have duplicate fields added with ".xsi_nil" added to the end of the field. However, if I use the WFS to Feature Class tool I ...
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Help for Creating Web map application

I would like to create a web application with map and I am wondering which platform to use. I don't have enough budgets to build my own GIS server infrastructure. As a base map I am going to use ...
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Dealing with large sets of data on web map without using Table of Contents?

I'm working on a map design that integrates many (around 300 separate map layers) datasets that need to be made available to users within the same map (just for viewing). I've looked at creating a ...
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What are the Differences Between TMS, XYZ & WMTS?

There are currently three different ways of Serving out Tiles: TMS WMTS XYZ I do know that XYZ is now the most popular one, and is used by services like Google, Mapbox, OSM and many others. What ...
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Effectively displaying a large amount of data on Google Maps APi

I have about 20 layers that I'd like to put on a Google maps API. I assume I'll need some form of a tile cache server and perhaps under mapserver or geoserver. These layers amount to about 400mb so ...
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What Type of map is this?

Looking to find the exact type of map that the following is : It looks like a hill-shaded topographic map, most likely DEM, but I'm not sure. I need to know for certain so i can contact the map ...
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How do various JavaScript mapping libraries compare?

I am working on a web-based mapping system and I'm trying to figure out the best/most appropriate library to use. There are a few of them about and they each have pros and cons. Even after trying a ...
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Compare several Overlay Layers with Base Layer in Leaflet

I write web app for comparing several Overlay Layers (in example OSM tile layers) with Base Layer (in example Bing Aerial layer) in Leaflet. It's work in 'first loaded' level zoom. But when I ...
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Point symbology drawing incorrectly in ArcGIS Online web map

I have created a map service (via ArcGIS Server) to serve SDE content up to a web map/application in ArcGIS Online. The service contains a group of 10 shapefiles (points, lines, and polygons). All ...
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Change marker's size by with zoom in Leaflet

I get stuck with changing my marker's size when zoom changes in my Leaflet code. It's a simple map with a metro stations overlay coming from an ArcGIS Server. The markers are coming from that same ...