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How are Esri's ArcGIS,Google Maps, Mapbox different in their products in providing support maps for Web/App developers? [closed]

I am trying to understand their business models. I am not a techie - Angle guy. So kindly explain in layman terms.How is Mapbox innovating?
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Database for offline slippy map tiles

I currently have an offline HTML5 map application (built on Leaflet & KendoUI with custom additions) that has an app manifest and works fine on multiple platforms. However, I am hesitant to use ...
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Interactive computation of spatial data on a web-map

All the GIS area is very new to me so I would like to ask about a guidance of my next steps. This is the web-map I would like to make (if it is possible): Lets consider the following map: . Each ...
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Simple javascript viewer for ArcGIS Server data

I would like a simple javascript viewer which will allow end users to do the following in their browser: Add layers from arcgis server by clicking an "add data" button See attributes with an info ...
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Many to Many Efficient Routing

Not sure if this has been posted yet. But I couldn't find any software that can do this yet. I am given a large set of random locations and a set of set office location. I would like to map the ...
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Interactive geographic region definitions

Background An organization has regions within a province, but has no list of coordinates that define region boundaries. I would like to draw custom polygon areas on a map using a web-based and ...
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Is it possible to create filters based on attributes for markers in Leaflet?

I need to create filters based on attributes of markers. I have markers defined this way: var locations = [ ['AB11 5HW','17','A',57.147701,-2.085442 ] , ['AB11 8DG','3','B',57.129372,-2.090916 ] ...
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3D maps on web application [duplicate]

1) Is there any web API which can show 3D trajectory below earth surface and can consume the ArcGIS feature service which can work closely with ArcGIS web platform. 2) Is there any way to publish ...
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Is there an open source directions webclient for pgRouting like the directions API from Google?

I am looking for an open source webclient with (Google) directions functionality (like draggable lines to create extra waypoints) based on an pgrouting database (with an osm2pgrouting topology). I ...
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Color blending/compositing in web mapping frameworks?

The color/layer blending capabilities of QGIS 2 produce marvelous results. Blended rasters are especially nice to look at. Blending is, to me at least, a better way of combining layers than mucking ...
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What are offline/client geometry capabilities of ArcGIS JavaScript API?

Lately I've been going through ArcGIS JS API samples, but from what I've seen, it looks like all geometric functions always go through server, and use server side REST functions. There is no option to ...
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What must be learned to build 3D web map? [closed]

I wish to build a 3D web map based on Silverlight or JavaScript. I cannot build 3D in Silverlight. What I should do then? Should I learn "Balder" or OpenGL or what? I must do it before 09/2014. Can ...
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How to configure Proxy.cgi file for Geoserver On Tomcat?

I have a web map application in my local machine(windows xp and dont have IIS) and I have postgis data in Geoserver on Tomcat (Ubuntu). To get the WMSgetfeatureInfo, I have configured the proxy.cgi ...
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Super large scale maps with Leaflet, how?

I have a map/architectural drawing of two floors of a huge building with a lot of rooms. Now I'd like to make an interactive slippy map using preferably Leaflet showing all the rooms and use ...
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Visualizing large datasets with Leaflet

When using Leaflet to visualize a large dataset (GeoJSON with 10,000 point features), not surprisingly the browser crashes or hangs. A sub-sample of 1000 features from the same dataset works ...
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How to implement predefined attribute filters in an Openlayers web map? [closed]

I imagine this situation: I've got relatively big point layer and I want to split(filter) the points to predefined selections. Predefined selection would be based on the attribute(for example ...
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How can I make sure that tiles display properly when you first go to the page?

This page is not showing my map tiles properly when you first go to the page. http://bear.hol.low.li/Pocket_Docent/map.htm If I resize the window it centers and distributes the tiles properly. How ...
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Bottom half of javascript web map application missing

Having an issue where the bottom half of a javascript web application is missing. I have checked the ArcGIS map services and they are functioning properly. I'm not a JS developer and am not sure ...
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How to prevent data scraping in a web map?

I would like to use Leaflet or a Leaflet-like mobile-friendly library to produce a web map of points of interest, but I am concerned with how easy it is to just scrape the data from the javascript. Is ...
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How should I implement a many-to-many relationship in a web mapping application?

Scenario: I am given a layer of point locations called "problems." These will be displayed on a web map. Users will then use the web map interface to create and populate field information for a point ...
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Postgis functionalities in Microsoft SQL Server

I'm using Postgresql 8.4, Postgis 1.5 for My GIS works. Planning to change my Database to Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Can we use all the Postgis functionalities in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Please ...
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Configuring output table popup for geoprocessing widget

I have built a simple geoprocessing widget that produces a table (record set) as its final product. I am trying to simply change how and which fields are displayed. I am using Flex Viewer 3.5 and Arc ...
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Render huge amount of points on a map

I already had a look here. My situation is, I have huge amount of points (about 1 million). I have to display these points on a map. I searched but I found arcgis solutions. I want an open source ...
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Interactive maps for a survey - Are there any tools yet?

i am working on a draft for an online-based survey. I would like to enable the participants of the survey to draw polygons, lines and points (several) on a basemap (e.g. google maps) and (extra ...
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What are Pros and Cons to ArcGIS Online Organizational Account?

Esri is making a big push towards ArcGIS Online as a means for map applications. They pushed it really hard at the recent Southeast User Conference and did a good job at highlighting its advantages. ...
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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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Is there any way to configure MapFish config.yaml from Javascript?

I am using the mapfish print module in my webmapping application.In that I need to have various mapfish print layouts with different background pdf options. For that, am I need to create each ...
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What is the state of the art in html5 geospatial applications?

I am very interested in the html5 canvas element for maps; work like Cartagen from an MIT Media Lab researcher looks very promising, for example. There is some interesting SVG based work at ...
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Architecture for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles

I am currently trying to set up a Mapping-Service for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles. In my project we want to use the Mapnik-Layer as a BaseLayer for our GI-Application. I am quite new to Mapnik (only used ...
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Create interactive map with no server

I have managed to build a great web mapping application using tiles created from GeoWebCache and a custom gridset, but I now need to add an overlay to the base maps. The only interactivity I need is a ...
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How to improve cartographic visualization of overlapping polygons?

I need some advice about how to improve the visualization of cartographic information. User can select different species and the webmapping app shows its geographical distribution (polygonal degree ...
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Best practices and examples of web maps of polar regions

I am looking for examples of web maps focusing on polar regions (Arctic or Antarctic) preferably using a polar projection. What could be best practices to follow for such web mapping applications? Any ...
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EPSG 3857 or 4326 for GoogleMaps, OpenStreetMap and Leaflet

The discussion at What is the difference between WGS84 and EPSG4326? shows that 4326 is just the EPSG identifier of WGS84.. Wikipedia entries for Google Maps and OpenStreetMap shows that they both ...
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Difficulty with using truetype font symbols in Mapserver

I am basically following this workflow and having no luck. I have add a truetype font file to my fonts.list (under the alias 'ddv') however, I cannot get the fonts to render in the service. Any ideas, ...
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Comparison of SDI frameworks

What are the main differences between these SDI, especially in the level of geospatial features and ease of integration with existing CMS? Cartaro Geonode GeOrchestra EasySDI I wonder for the ...
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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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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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Where to download US zipcode polygons? [duplicate]

I need US zipcode areas (polygons) for a web map implementation. Can you tell me where to find it (free or paid)? Thanks!
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How to set Zoom Level based on Overlays in Ordnance Survey Map?

I am using the Ordnance map as a backdrop in my website. when overlays the WMS from Geoserver, I am unable to increase the zoom level. Please see my code and kindly suggest it. var options = { ...
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How to add/upload own vector file (Shape, KML, GeoJSON) to Openlayers and show it on a map

I started working with Openlayers and web mapping. Therefore I use a Cartaro (a web mapping platform) based on Drupal. Because I'm not a programmer it is (at the moment) much easier for me to ...
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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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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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One Layer in Two Maps with Esri JS API

Is it possible to put a single FeatureLayer in multiple maps in the same app with the Esri JS API? I have two maps that I want to contain the same layer and I want the maps both to honor and changes ...
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How to put zipcodes data onto a web map?

This is to create a cellphone coverage map. I'm being given a list of zipcodes and need to create a detailed static cellphone map (plus, ideally, an interactive zoomable map) of cellphone coverage ...
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arcmap envelope coordinates from webbrowser tool

So I have my own php file with textfields which I run in my add in. Now I want to get the variables from the textfields and automatically give the value of the textfields to my env.PutCoords(x,y,x,y) ...
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Unable to connect to arcgis server local

I have ArcGIS Server 10.1 installed and running , and published the services its worked , and setup & Configuration Web Adaptor when i go the ArcGIS Web Applications for the Microsoft .NET ...
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Given a BBOX and Zoom Range, Return All TMS Addresses

Given a bounding box using WGS84 lat long pairs (represented any way, not important to me) and a range of zoom levels, I'd like to be able to generate a CSV representing all standard z/x/y TMS ...
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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 put more than one overlay label in Openlayers layerswitcher?

I have two set of layers like 'Public' and 'Private'.Each set has 3 layers. My requirement is, Layer switcher has to show the first set of layers with check-box under the label name 'Public' and ...
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Google Maps API v3 vs v2 (JavaScript): overlay problems

I have been using the Gmap API (v2) for dynamically displaying some data: oMap.map = new GMap2(document.getElementById("map")); oMap.geoXml = new ...