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Switching career from GIS Technician/Analyst to GIS Web Map Developer/Programmer?

I am a GIS Analyst at work that dabbles in python scripting in ArcGIS and the Google Maps JavaScript API V3. My professional goal is to either be in web mapping development or desktop/server GIS ...
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Making Geoprocessing Service results table sortable using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

Im aware a sort() function exists, just not sure where it should be placed in my code. I have a function that draws routes on the map and i'm getting my results that are in my table from those routes. ...
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Error when using spatial query in arcgis silverlight api

I'm developing a webgis using ArcGIS Silverlight API 3.1 . I used esri interactive SDK sample for spatial query in the webgis .The problem is when i draw a freehand polygon and the polygon intersect ...
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Common Web Server for Web Mapping?

I'm planning to create interactive routing map system( for small town only ) which will be running online. My server side language will be PHP and PostGIS/PostgreSQL with using pgRouting and client ...
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Show Geometric Network Topology data in the web

I am trying to locate any API's for JavaScript (or other) that will help me to display current linear Geometric Network Topology and add multiple point/line geometry from JSON in HTML/JS. I ...
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Dynamic labeling looks awful in flex map

I published a service to ArcGIS Server 10.1 from an .mxd with no halos around the labels and created a flex application using the flex viewer. When I browse to the map here and zoom in on an ...
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Leaflet center Marker AND Popup on Map viewport

I want center my marker on popup open.. and centering map not in marker latlng, but on center of marker and popup! The problem is that popup has dinamic content(loaded on click). The map size is full ...
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Building a WebGIS with search functionality for a charity

I am playing with the idea of building a Basic Web based GIS system for a charity. The problem: I work for a charity that deals with people with Cleft Palates. They currently have a website, but ...
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search a point of interest using GeoServer

I develop an application of webmapping using GeoServer, GeoExt and ExtJS. I want to search my points of interests (layer that exist in GeoServer) so i create a two combox where i have to put the ...
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custom control on google maps API

I added 4 buttons to a map which zooms in to particular state in country on click using google maps api. I am a beginner and did it using example from google api custom control documentation. What i ...
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Z-Index in GeoJSON features using leaflet

I have a watershed polygon with sub-watersheds contained within the larger watershed. I would like the sub-watersheds drawn on top. Can i control the drawing order of features within a geojson object ...
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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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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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problem login geoexplorer - redirect IP

I have problems when I want to log the administrative user through GeoExplorer when geoserver is running on a server with public ip but redirection to a private ip. GeoExplorer takes too long to load ...
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How to simplify shapefiles without losing attributes?

I want to simplify a huge shapefiles using mapshaper. However whenever I simplify the shapefile I loose a lot of data attributes. how can we simplify the shape files while retaining at least some of ...
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Map generation failing with Kartograph.js

I am trying to generate a very simple map using kartograph.js. But some how my code is not working. <html> <head> <script src="jquery-1.8.3.min.js"></script> ...
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What sub-meter geolocation solutions exist and how can I integrate them into a web and mobile mapping workflow?

I am the manager of seven water systems. What I am trying to do is map out every meter and valve on to a map and then my workers can have the maps on their iPhones so when they have to go fix a water ...
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panning problems - highlights screen

We have developed an online map with a panning function. It works ok but from time time when I click and drag it seems to select the whole screen and colour it blue. I can click out of the map extent ...
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How to query DEM elevation values in a web application based on cursor/click point location?

I work for a city government that has LiDAR derived DEM rasters which we would like to make accessible to other departments in the city. The problem is that many departments don't have anyone with ...
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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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How to hide features based selection using API for Silverlight?

my challenge is to, when i want to select feature on the map by the mouse the action must be zoom to the feature and all other features hidden in the same layer my application created by API for ...
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web map with arcGIS for server and javascript?

How would I go about creating a feature layer from Arcmap, and saving it as a service to arcGIS for server, which I could call from javascript API, so the web map will provide user interaction. For ...
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OpenLayers3 vs Leaflet for styling multifeature geojson

I'm experimenting with various options for displaying geographic information to the public in html format. The ultimate aim is to build an online application where anyone can add the route they cycle ...
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Singapore postal boundaries

does anyone know where to get GIS data for Singapore postal boundaries? I need a shape or KML file which I can then overlay onto google maps to show a neighbourhood break down of Singapore. Any help ...
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Automatically download and merge webmap tiles into one big image?

Is there an easy way to download a bunch of web map tiles (in /z/x/y.png format) and stitch them together into a single large image? I could probably script this using ImageMagick, but would prefer ...
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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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Could someone suggest a good GeoExt Tutorial?

In my research I've found these two, which are only explaining the basics. Developing OGC Compliant Web Applications with GeoExt GeoExt Workshop (Pdf) And of course the native (but short) ...
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Isometric map tiles with Openlayers or similar

I wish to show a map layer in a browser based tool such as Openlayers or Leaflet however my tiles are projected isometrically. Has anybody done this before?
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What python web-mapping framework to use?

I am interested in developing a web-mapping application. I am relatively familiar with Python and so i'm looking for a python framework. What are my options? what are the pros and cons of each option? ...
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How to migrate Opengeo Suite from localhost to live website

I have installed Opengeo Suite on my laptop. I was trying to follow the OpenGeo Suite user manual: http://suite.opengeo.org/opengeo-docs/webapps/index.html#webapps I implemented the sections ...
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Why has Web Mercator (auxiliary sphere) become the web map standard?

I understand what the difference is between the Web Mercator projection and Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (WMAS). I also understand that both Google and Esri have adopted this projection as their ...
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Examples of Sanborn map WMS?

I'm wondering if anyone has heard of or come across any examples of scanned and georeferenced Sanborn Fire Insurance maps being served as a WMS. I know there are copyright issues, so presumably only ...
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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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Decarta - how to refresh map

I am using the Decarta JS API. I am displaying a map with layers. I want to refresh the map and redraw new layers, but I see no way to do this in the documentation. Is there a way to refresh the ...
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Videos (as headers) in CartoDB Infowindows

I need to know how to embed a video (YouTube or Vimeo) into an infowindow in CartoDB in the same way that an image appears as an image header. Potentially more complicated, when there is no video link ...
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Videos in CartoDB Infowindows [duplicate]

I need to know how to embed a video (YouTube or Vimeo) into an infowindow in CartoDB in the same way that an image appears as an image header. Potentially more complicated, when there is no video link ...
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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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How to tell if GeoWebCache REST API is working?

In my web application, i wanted a service to cache updated data using geowebche. so i worked on seeding tiles automatically with GeoWebCache as in this post: custom time interval for geowebcache then ...
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GOCAD and SKUA 3D Models Online

I am looking to build a 3D Web Mapping Application using data/projects initially created within GOCAD and SKUA. We currently use ArcServer 10. Initial looking around online has suggested that I could ...
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Web map tool with high interactivity [duplicate]

I'm looking for an ArcGIS Online alternative. It needs to be linked to a private MySql server Use shapefiles Display attribute data and charts upon click/hover Toggle shapefile to display/disappear ...
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How can I make a point buffer map on the web?

I am looking for a tool like Google Maps Engine Lite or Mapbox where I can draw a simple (buffer) circle around a point with a known diameter. Are there any quick and easy web mapping tools to draw a ...
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online map of 242,888 locations: which service to use? (what if temporal heat map?)

I have a 161.8 MB large CSV file with geocoded locations (with latitude and longitude) for 242,888 lines. I want to have an embeddable online map of all this. I wonder which service could deal with ...
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Looking for cloud hosting similar to QGIS cloud

I have about 6 or 7 large clients who each require some form of personalised online mapping service. My aim is to produce a secure login required database for each client using my shapefiles and ...
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Openlayers Base Layer is disappeared after adding more than 15 Overlays from Geoserver

I have developed a webmap application using Geoserver 2.4.0,Tomcat7 on Windows 2008 32bit Server. JVM Client. I have enabled GeoWebCache to speedup the map loading and configured separate directories ...
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How to add content below the map with Javascript? [closed]

Is it possible to enable some container below the map with JVectorMap? I have some links for all states which needs to appear when user clicks on state. I am new with Javascript so please help me. ...
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a hosted service to scrape and parse xml content and map it?

I am looking for a solution to map (on the web) some public data without scraping it first, esp. repeatedly scraping it to check for updates. Is this easy to do or only the data source itself can ...
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Is it possible to render tile-based web mapping projects in any other projection than web mercator?

Web-mapping technology has to a large degree adopted the web-mercator projection as the standard projection for displaying geographic objects with interactive map-clients. This is due to many factors ...
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Are there versions for SmartStore warehouses? And how can I tell?

I have a SmartStore warehouse that I can't open with GeoMedia-Webmap. It might be that it was generated using a much earlier version of GeoMedia than my version of GeoMedia-Webmap, but I'm also ...
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Where can I get the location of all Universities and Colleges in North America?

This seems fairly straightforward but I'm having trouble finding the right data. All I need is the name, address, and lat long of all universities and colleges in North America. I've come across a ...
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Extract Polygon Data for Each Neighborhood from GIS Shape File

I have a dataset that has four types of files with the following file extensions - .DBF,.PRJ,SHP,SHX My goal is to get all the polygon coordinates for each neighborhood and draw the boundary outline ...