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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 ...
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looking for an esri compatible javascript engine

I work on an esri heavy team, i'm looking for a mapping engine that will give me flexibility to build on top of and leverage only the pieces I need and or add more as the app grows. I've been using ...
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3d earth mapping with javascript or browser plugin

I am currently working to develop a web-based mapping application. A lot of the mapping tools such as google maps are 2d imagery. I know that google earth has a 3d browser plugin, but a requirement of ...
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Collaborative map editing using local openstreetmap server

I tried to make a collaborative web-map solution. that is allowing multiple users to edit map features and enter data collaboratively. I read that OpenStreetMap give this solution. I've installed a ...
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Edit tilemill legend to add circle symbol

I am trying to edit my tilemill legend so that instead of displaying a red rectangle as below, it displays a red circle (I'm making a proportional symbol map). What line would I need to add in my ...
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How to optimize color ramp for terrain

I'm working on a project to highlight LiDAR terrain on the web and part of the idea is to show the detail of the data at large scales. I've already read through the excellent Mapbox guide and I've got ...
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How to host my GeoServer+Openlayers web mapping application on the internet?

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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Edit legend Tilemill legend items

I am trying to edit my legend in tilemill to add a "Note". What I did was essentially copy the legend-source code to do this. However, I would like the line spacing in the "Note" section to be ...
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How to add title in TileMill/Mapbox map

I have successfully made a legend and teasers for a tilemill map. However, I don't know how to add a title and don't see a function for it. If I wanted to add a title, how would I do that? Thank you, ...
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Can I make tiles with all countries but one transparent?

I would like to have one country in a given style and all other countries in another grayed out one. But styles should be changeable in the production webmap, so I need them to be independent of each ...
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Display Error in Django when querying data from postgis

. i am trying to query my data from postgis through Django .. and i am not sure what is going on with my code. . i just follow processes form online research and docs. . i have my results.html {% ...
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gdal2tiles.py generates wrong tiles / MapTiler the right ones

I'm trying to generate tiles with gdal2tiles.py and the resulting tiles are stored as 18/132639/164219. If I do the same thing with MapTiler (the GUI variant of gdal2tiles) the tile result is ...
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Sharing a Folium Interactive Map w/ Embedded Markers

I have been experimenting with a few Python packages that have great potential for my dissertation research. Since I use pandas for pretty much everything, geopandas was a natural choice for working ...
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Web Mapping using the ESRI Javascript API

So I've been tasked with coding the interactive map for the city I'm interning at. I'm still a beginner with Javascript but I learn best "one the fly" by just getting started. I just need to know how ...
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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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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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Is latitude / longitude a universal coordinate system?

I hear people complain: my biggest gripe with google spatial apis is that they hide the fact that latitude/longitude is not a universal coord system My question is Is latitude / longitude a ...
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What GIS software is used by web maps sites (Google, Bing Maps, etc)?

We all have seen beatiful (imo) maps produced by Google and Microsoft. There are many others; some of them are of global use (such as MapQuest, TomTom or HERE), and some are just of country scale. I ...
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Need help getting GeoMoose working on CentOS

Anybody know how to get GeoMoose to work? I've installed on Centos 6, following the destructions on the Geomoose website. I'm down to the bottom of the page, and should be done. I open the demo page ...
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Best practice - alternative for ToCs

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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Libraries and/or ideas for navigating WMS time-parameter

I'm currently working on a project where we need to incorporate the TIME-dimension of WMS-layers (see http://docs.geoserver.org/latest/en/user/services/wms/time.html#wms-time) in our web map. The ...
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Moving from MapInfo to web mapping

I use MapInfo and have a lot of data in .tab format that I would like to put into a database in order to access it through a website. I would like to continue using MapInfo as my GIS programme and ...
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How to create Vector Polygons at the same amazing speeds GISCloud is able to render them?

EDIT (outlining new bounty added): I have added the largest bounty possible to this question in hope of getting a very detailed answer. Your solution should outline a step-by-step guide utilizing open ...
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User experience and design pattern resources for web mapping interfaces [closed]

What are your personal best practices with designing web mapping interfaces for laypeople? Do you have any resources or libraries for good web mapping design patterns and user experience practices? ...
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How can a 3D model of a building be displayed in a web-browser?

I would like to try to show a proposed building in a web-browser such that the user can interact with it in a way similar to google maps streetview. Is it possible to do this, in any platform? I can ...
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What would be a good symbol for the map legend itself?

I am reformatting a mobile web map. Many of our users are equipped with mobile phones rather than large tablets, so screen real estate is at a premium. I've decided to remove the legend from default ...
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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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Is there an opensource way of making 'streetview' panoramas?

I'm interested in making streetview panoramas and am curious if there are any opensource approaches that I should consider for both making and publishing these panoramas. I've been playing with the ...
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Leaflet JS calling animatedMarker.stop() from event listener

I'm using the animated marker plug-in for Leaflet JS and would like to stop the marker from animating when it reaches a certain lat lon position. Currently I'm using Leaflet's 'move' event listener ...
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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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Create tiles given images and locations; convert markers to tiles

What I need I need to convert a list of markers to a tile layer I've been googleing without success how to do this. Anyone has faced this problem and has a nice easy solution? Why I need it I've ...
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WMS layer disabled when i grouped

i am using geoserver 2.4.0 for my GIS based web application.My Wms layer disabled when i grouped more than 3 layer in my application.Previously it worked fine.This problem occurs in real time only,in ...
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How to integrate google map to slate template using MapGuide Maestro 5.1?

when I try to add google maps v3 layer through commercial map service layer I get Fusion Error: FATAL: failed to load script: mapguide/fusion/Google/Google.js. I am using WGS84 co-ordinate system. ...
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Does OpenLayers3 support feature editing?

For OpenLayers2, there are nice examples which show how to create vector features and edit them (adding vertices, moving them, ...), e.g. ...
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Is there demand for a service to publish web maps with lots of shapes? [closed]

Is anyone in the GIS community trying to publish choropleth web maps with a large (10s to 100s of thousands) number of polygons? and if so what's your current approach and what are the shortcomings of ...
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How to initialize OpenLayers with no maps? [closed]

I need to reload my map oftentimes to test my layers and don't want to wait for OSM to load every time. How to avoid the main layer (the OSM map) to load and work only on my feature layers?
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“format”:“image/png” - java.io.IOException: The byte array is not a recognized imageformat

I am using mapfish to print WMS layers from Geoserver 2.4.0. While printing WMS layers, Error appears in PDF file for some WMS layers. The Error is: java.io.IOException: The byte array is not a ...
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Converting x, y, zoom for Calculating tile bounds

i am working on calculating tile bounds lat lon from x,y,z tile coordinate. i have looked gdal2tiles code structure and i have found this good function: def TileLatLonBounds( tx, ty, zoom ): "Returns ...
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OpenLayers AnimatedCluster delete all features

I am using OpenLayers.Strategy.AnimatedCluster in my application in order to cluster and show points to the end-user. The example is here. All points are located in concrete vector layer. I need to ...
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Add hour and seconds to CartoDB/Torque animation

A while ago I made a CartoDB/Torque animation that displayed hours and minutes while playing. Sujay v. helped me out with the code here: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/cartodb/xpxF4fSV7ZI ...
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Configuration for GeoWebCache in Geoserver 2.4.0

I have developed a web map application by using Geoserver 2.4.0 and tomcat 7 in Windows XP. I have tried to configure the GeoWebCache for WMS layers to speed up the service but unfortunately it ...
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Infinite plane map using Polymaps library

I'm working on a web project for which I need a simple square-tile map which is infinite in all directions emanating from (0,0). From my research the Polymaps library looks like a good fit, and I've ...
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How to subsribe Web Map Service from GeoServer?

I have my shapefile inside GeoServer and I already published it as a layer. I am able to preview the layer under GeoServer web interface. Now, I want to subscribe / import/ retrieve the shapefile as ...