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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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Adding comments using leaflet draw

I am working on an application that will leverage the leaflet draw plugin so that a user can open my map and drop comments in the form of markers. Then the user can click submit and it will serve me ...
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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 ...
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Batch create leaflet webmaps in QGIS

During a project on the spider fauna of Greece, we have to face the design of distribution maps of the species. A good tool to work with is the design of leaflet webmaps to be used on the website ...
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Comparing two maps with nice web interface?

Is it possible in Leaflet or OpenLayers to compare two maps with a bar to slide between the two? Examples include: ...
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Change Logo in Public Information Web App Template

Anyone know how to change the ESRI logo and replace it with a customized logo in the "Public Information" web application template provided by ESRI? Link the Public Information Template Configurable ...
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How to get OpenLayers map object in HTML form?

There is a form to within a web page, map of OpenLayers is displayed in the form. I look at the source code of Html, and further a hierarchical state in the form. My goal is to get the Polygon at the ...
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Change SDE Version in ArcGIS JavaScipt API depending on connected user

I am programming for an web editing application with ArcGIS API for JavaScript. I've published a version of ArcSDE with Feature Acces and I need to know how can I change in the web application from ...
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How to get started webmapping with xyz-tiles and Geoserver?

I´m starting to explore the possibilities of web based map presentation. Therefor I have a basic question in understanding. After reading a bunch of tutorials, could a workflow work like this? Style ...
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How do I get Open Layers to set the default view in EPSG:27700

Disclaimer, I'm fairly new to Open Layers, but I'm not new to JavaScript and/or Web Programming :-) Sysnopsis I have an open layers based html page, that I'm trying to use to render a WMS map served ...
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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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Sites that demo freely available Basemaps?

I've seen such sites in the past. I remember seeing one put together by Wm Lerer at a conference a couple years ago. What I'm looking for is a map that demonstrates all (well, at least a lot) of the ...
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Leaflet: performant handling of POIs all over the world

When you have a leaflet.js application, such as my experimental toy for xkcd GeoHashing (look at geohashing.cgi plus mirkarte.js), you have to draw points all over the world. In the GeoHashing case, ...
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How to show world map with Lizmap

I would like to show world map with Lizmap web client but I don't know how to do. Could you show me how? I follow this tutorial: http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/lizmapwebclient/Installation_en for install ...
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List of Virtual Globes

I kept a listing of virtual globes in 2005 and 2006, but it's now woefully out of date http://geography2.blogspot.com/2005/11/listing-of-virtual-globes.html. Today, the main four seem to be: Google ...
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What are some good examples of geospatial UI's [closed]

I am interested in understanding and applying practical geo-spatial examples for some of the transportation data that I have. I have several geocodes that I will pull from the database, and display in ...
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How to project feature class located into 3 UTM Zones?

i have created a silverlight API web map application,for Saudi Arabia country, i have created a 3 search button, once search for "X,y", the problem with me is to how to define a probability projection ...
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Best Approach to display charts on a web map?

I have a very basic understanding of GIS through some basic work with openlayers in Drupal CMS. I am trying to understand what is the best approach to display a chart on a map (like the one below)? I ...
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Sending and receiving gis data to map

I have a spatial database in Sql server and I am working in asp.net mvc. My project must show stored shape in web page that uses openlayers js and user must see and edit shapes and send the result to ...
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Breaking a range of values into buckets for a gradient

If I have a range of values and want to make a choropleth map with a gradient, what algorithms are out there to determine the value ranges for the different colors in the gradient? For example, if I ...
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Web Mapping Service Beginnings [duplicate]

I currently have a small relational database with six or seven tables that I've put together in Access on my home PC. One table includes locations, with columns for latitude and longitude ...
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What particular free softwares and what to do? [duplicate]

What particular free software and what to do in making map that allows users to find the approximate depth to the water table at any location in the area simply by clicking a point on the map?...web- ...
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Which free web service for presenting travel routes?

I have a plenty of GPS logs from my travels in NZ and would like to create some maps also for other people and share them. The logs are both GPX and plain TXT containing Lon/Lat, altitude and ...
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What is the best way to connect spatial data with attributes in Excel table?

I have many attributes which are stored in an Excel table. They refer to USA counties. I need to somehow connect those attributes to polygons in some format (don't know which is the best) and ...
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Guidelines for publishing large datasets on QGIS Web Client

Can anybody provide simple guidance to publishing large datasets on QGIS web client? I have a mixture of shapefiles and rasters to display. Biggest shapefile is 230 MB. Biggest raster is 1.4GB. At ...
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How to host the results of qgis2leaf on google drive?

I am wondering how to host the results of the plugin qgis2leaf on google drive to create a free hosted webmap? Here is an example: ...
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When to replace Google Maps with MapServer? [closed]

I have a contract handed to me to create a google map interface for a real estate company where the area they are operating is moving sales around in extremely high volume. To date, I have created 12 ...
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Creating tiles for OpenLayers.Layer.XYZ

I am trying to use a 200GB ortophoto tif file in a web application using OpenLayers library. As I don't have no software to create WMS WMTS etc. I want to use OpenLayers.Layer.XYZ. How can I create ...
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Free website host for embedding tilemill/mapbox web map

I am hoping to design a simple interactive web map using TileMill. I am then planning on uploading that map to Mapbox.com, where I understand I will be given an embed code to put on a website. My ...
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Displaying a graphic layer derived from an arcgis server geoprocessing task on a webapp map

I know this should be basic.... but I am trying to get an ouput from a arcgis server geoprocessing task of data type "GPFeatureRecordSetLayer" to be added into a map on a webapp. here is the code (the ...
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How to collect polygon features from many people with a simple online form?

I work at a transportation consulting firm that works over a large geographic area with dispersed offices. We'd like to develop a database of the locations of our projects, so that we can easily find ...
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how to write coding for map using html [duplicate]

How to write codes for placing map in webpage and if any scripting available for editing the maps?Can anyone give the sample?
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How to publish a self made shapfile on web by any open source mapserver [duplicate]

I am very new in GIS web mapping and all. Right now I am working on qgis to make maps and I have shapfile format of my maps. But not i want to show that maps on my website. So i need to setup a ...
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How to show a map with queries from a map file connected to postgres in browser using javascript?

So, the problem is how to show a map in browser using javascript? I have a map file with 2 layers in it: "peta" is a shp data from postgis and "korban" is a numeric data from postgresql. And then I ...
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Creating my own slippy map from GeoTIFF images

I have a Linux server, about 16 Gb of aerial photography files in GeoTIFF format and orders to set up a slippy map web application. This doesn't need to display anything from other data sources at the ...
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Web Server/Technology to work with Raster-Imagery Data

I am in the process of designing a web application which will allow the end users to load raster imagery data (size range from 300 MB to 500 MB) as a back ground map and a corresponding OLD JPEG image ...
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ArcGIS Online Web Map JSON ID Property

I am programmatically creating web maps via the ArcGIS Online REST API and noticed that the webmap json spec has an id property but I'm not sure where it comes from or how to best set it. For a given ...
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Web map survey/questionnaire

I have implemented a new web map application in my organization and I want to do a survey/questionnaire for the web map users (both internal and external users) to collect information about what they ...
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How to get MODIS data with 3 band and step to change hdf file to colored map ?

i just convert hdf file to tiff with MRT but my result is grayscale map,How to get MODIS data with 3 band and step to change hdf file to colored map ? thanks
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Accessing NOAA web service with token

I recently requested a NOAA "token" to access their data. However, I keep receiving a "Token parameter is required" 404 error. Here is the URL I am using (note token is not the real one): ...