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Is there a web mapping server works on a linux shared hosting account? [closed]

Question: Is there a web mapping server software out there that works on a typical linux shared hosting account? Background: I have been trying find a web mapping server that would allow me to serve ...
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Anybody know any WMS clients for Android?

I am interested in finding a project (with source) for a WMS client for Android.
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Application Templates for ArcGIS Server?

Esri provide a lot of excellent template applications for us in conjunction with web maps. These templates are specifically designed for using with your resources on ArcGIS Online as opposed to ...
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GeoWebCache: misalignment of tiles

I'm trying to test simple web map based on PostGIS/Geoserver/OpenLayers stack on Windows Server 2008. When I load my WMS layer by: var gwctest = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "gwctest", "http://...
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Show groups of coordinates on a map, to visually find coordinates that belong to the wrong group

I have a (very) long list of casinos. Each casino has: latitude longitude boss (a single boss runs from 1 to 50 casinos) Sample: 40.642 -73.997 Freddy Queens 40.680 -73.985 Freddy Queens 40.697 -...
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How to serve local maps for an offline HTML5 webmapping app?

How could one serve maps (tiles in wherever format possible) within a Android device to be consumed by an offline webmapping app also accessed within the device's browser?
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WMS foot print freezing issue

Using openlayers 2.13 I have added 3 layers, one is google terrain(base layer) second is a colored WMS raster layer (.tiff) and third is again a WMS layer (.shp) which is polygon layer. Here is my ...
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Web Mapping Client with front-end query function

I'm searching for a cloud based Web Map Client that offers a front-end query tool so that my client can query against the data and visualize the results on the web map. I'm trying to keep costs down ...
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Set proximity requirement for ESRI Collector observations

I am trying to create a Collector map that allows field crews to update a "status" attribute for features in a feature class. What I would like to do is limit the features that can be edited by the ...
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How do you retrieve an accidentally deleted point in an ArcGIS Web Mapping Application?

Hypothetical scenario: I've shared an ArcGIS Web Mapping Application with non-tech-savvy staff members. One of the staff members accidentally deletes a point within the Web Mapping Application. Is ...
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Advice on benchmarking my Tile Server (Apache2+mod_wsgi)

I'm wondering what advice people have for benchmarking a tile server? Specifically, I'm running a TMS using TileLite, and Vector Tiles using TileStache. Both are running under Ubuntu Server 10.10 / ...
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Web-based map authoring with ArcGIS Server?

I am embarking on a project in which users will author, save, and share their own maps over the web. We will provide them with a large number of feature classes, but users will effectively author ...
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Leaflet Marker Cluster: refreshCluster function issue

I am trying to use the markers.refreshClusters(); function to refresh the marker icons for a new styled icon I am trying to work with to highlight the selected cluster. Unfortunately, I keep getting ...
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Interactive Web Mapping for a Non Programmer? [duplicate]

I'm looking to map something similar to this: http://tipstrategies.com/geography-of-jobs/ Does anyone know, first off, how this was put together? From what I've researched so far, it seems this type ...
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Preserving style when producing web maps with the QGIS qgis2web plugin

I used the qgis2web plugin to generate a set of static HTML files out of my QGIS project. This is how my layers look in QGIS: So, there is only one layer of points and a basemap. Very easily I ...
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What are the advantages of using Rails for a GIS/mapping application? [closed]

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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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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Selecting suitable web GIS for project? [duplicate]

I need to develop a web-based map using existing shape files. Using the web-map, we must be able to select a region and produce contours for that selected region. Can any one suggest the best open ...
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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 carto.net....
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Selecting leaflet markers based on Json features [closed]

I have data coming from a Json file and I created a layer based on this Json file using markerClusterGroup. I am hitting the wall trying to do two things: 1 - Select some markers based on some Json's ...
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Making an ArcGIS Online Presentation wont let add shapes because they are more than 10,000 features

How can I add a shape that has more than 10,000 features to make a map in Online ArcGIS? Since it is only to show a sample of the work that has been achieved I could cut out information but I don't ...
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Is possible to add a web map service like streetdirectory to ArcMap/QGIS?

I would like to know if there is some chance to get web map like streedirectory.sg to arcmap or qgis. I need to use this map as a basemap that's why i'm looking for a way how to get this map to ArcMap....
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Leaflet search GeoServer layer

Let me start off by saying that I'm new to web mapping, but I've managed to put together a fairly simple web map using Leaflet: http://www.hcswgis.com/globalmapper/ It has most of the functionality ...
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What's role of WFS-T in webapp?

I have more experience in "traditional" (Java EE) webapp development, and I am trying to figure out a decent design for a mapping web application. My application has a map, and users can see and edit ...
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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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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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How to create a simple front-end for a PostGIS database?

My organisation collects a lot of environmental monitoring data (stream flow, water chemistry etc.) most of which is currently stored in Excel. I’d like to get everything into a database – probably ...
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scaling of results: the comparing of osm-files for a few days - a statistical approach

i am pretty new to Geographic-information Systems. i am interested in gathering information on schools Some days before i have heard that it is interesting to have a closer look at the taginfo-site (...
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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 18/...
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Using custom xyz tiles in CartoDB?

Following this example (see the section "Use the Tiles as a CartoDB Base Map"), I am trying to add a set of xyz tiles to CartoDB, without success. I exported a EPSG:3857 png from ArcGIS, and created ...
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Putting home location and name in Google Maps? [closed]

I want to put my home address in Google Maps forever. I registered my home location like a shopping mall, Restaurant, bar, hotels, shops store, office etc. Please describe step by step.
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Separating disjoint GPS path segments in Postgres

This involves a lot of code; if it's better suited for StackOverflow, please let me know! I'm working on a project involving trips that are constructed from GPS coordinates. I'm mapping the recorded ...
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ArcGIS Operations Dashboard: The selected webmap does not contain any layers that can be used as data sources

First of all I hope I'm posting this question in the right section. I'm new to ESRI arcgis apps and at the moment I'm trying to learn the operations dashboard. I looked at their tutorial and it is ...
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How to label GeoJSON polygons?

I'm using Leaflet combined with GeoJSON features. Is there a way to label GeoJSON features (in this case - polygons)? It should get labels from feature.properties.name This is my code where I ...
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GeoExt Toolbar Mouse Position

I am new to GeoExt and OpenLayers world. I am currently using OpenLayers 2 and GeoExt 2. I want to add a mouse position on the toolbar. Currently my mouse position is on the lower right corner of the ...
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Census Data Mapper - what tool they used to do it?

The Census Data Mapper is a web mapping application of the Census Bureau used to create instant web maps out of the Census data which are stored in the Census databases. I was wondering what tools ...
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What projection to use with Mapbox base/reference layers?

excuse me if this has been asked before, but I can not find answer after heavy googling. What coordinate system/projection does shapefiles need to be in to be alligned correctly with mapbox reference ...
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Is there any web-gl js libraries for creating 3D bar overlap city map? [closed]

Is there any some web-gl js libraries for creating 3D bar overlap city map? More details: http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2015/01/09/3d_map_shows_where_nyc_housing_is_priciest_cheapest.php https://...
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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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DLLs or examples to support writing a shp, shx, dbf file as memory stream for uses on Azure website?

I'm trying to read/write shapefiles for a web service for an azure website and I do not have the luxury of accessing the local file storage (which means that reading/writing from/to disk is out of the ...
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library to create static maps (an image) with custom map features

Do you know if there is a small library (preferably in python or java) around that allows the creation of static map. Something where you can specific the URL of your TMS server, width and height in ...
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The Web mapping using Mapstore Javascript running problem

The source code for Mapstore, workspace has done but while doing for OpenLDAP the following error is coming (How to configure openldap(for installation of geostore) in windows machine?) C:\apps\...
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Customize search feature

I'm trying to create a map with CartoDB to show the spanish population between...at a municipality level. I can do everything perfectly, but I have just one problem: I would like to know if is ...
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Can't set cache on tilestache

I've successfully installed tilestache on my server and able to load a geojson from it. But when I change the config file to use disk cache, the server return 500 on requesting the tiles. What I add ...
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mapbox - disabling viewing of unrendered white tiles outside of the map

I'm looking to disable being able to move the map in such a way that one can move outside of the map area: I don't want to be able to see the surrounding white areas when the map is dragged. I have ...
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Tile server return empty features

I have successfully installed tilestache. I also has succesfully add a layer using shapefile from here. But when I tried to use my own shapefile, the server always return empty featurecollection. I ...
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Web map viewer for QGIS Server and PostGIS

I have succesfully installed and configured QGIS Server. I tried WMS and WFS via QGIS Desktop and it works perfectly. Now i am looking for a web map viewer to display (only read (WMS viewer i guess))...
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Proportional (graduated) symbols map using uMap

Good day. How can I make a web-map with proportional (graduated) symbols or the correct heatmap on the base of numeric data from attribute table using uMap? I have some points with data in columns "...
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Web map linked to database that shows one spatial location at a time

I have a simple database with a record for each research project that occured on a national forest. Each project area is associated with a polygon, and there are around 200 polygons that are piled ...
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Creating a Polygon by clicking on a website embedded Google Earth

I have to create a Polygon on Google Earth which is embedded in my website as it is made in the Google Earth application. I managed to create a polygon already but i can only create it with the ...