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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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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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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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Activity Dashboard for LocalHost

ESRI recently put out a new tool called the 'Activity Dashboard' that checks for new maps created, map uses, etc. Sadly, this tool only works for those maps created through the ArcGIS online system. ...
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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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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 ...
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Register and display real time tracking of my smartphone (gps) on a map

I have 2 smartphones (android galaxy and iphone) and i would like to display the position, according to the gps coordinates, on a map. Is there any app to download or any kind of service where i ...
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How to set up a public facing server?

Depending on this post How to host web map app on ArcGIS.com?. i have installed arcgis server 10.2 for .net with web adapter, on win7 sp1 ultimate, i just guideline, how to setup my web map as public ...
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How to host web map app on ArcGIS.com?

I have created a web map app on arcgis.com. I have installed ArcGIS 10.2 for Server, and created a services and published it on arcgis.com, but it is local server. I want to any one opening my web ...
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Create Fantasy Map

I'm currently looking to create a Fantasy map and share it with my friends. We have the map designed already in flash to certain degrees of detail and able to export as a vector. We'd like it to be ...
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Creating a Simple, Free Web Mapping Application [duplicate]

I have recently left my job as a GIS Specialist that I've held for a number of years. This was my first GIS job and I managed to lean a lot. Now that the holidays are over, I've decided to search for ...
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Synching Two ArcMap JavaScript webmaps to respond to panning

I am looking for some advice on how to approach a problem I am having. I am looking to build an ArcGIS webmap using JavaScript and HTML 5 that reacts to a user panning on two separate, synchronous ...
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How to pass OAuth token to fetch web map without passing userid?

I'm using the ArcGIS JavaScript API 3.7 for web map service. The web map is based on Oauth2 authentication. I use java code to fetch the token. Then I need to fetch the map in javascript by calling ...
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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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Connecting PostgreSQL/PostGIS and MapGuide Maestro

This is less a specific question, but hopefully more of an open question. There is little documentation regarding connecting the excellent OS web mapping software MapGuide Maestro ...
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How to create shortest route and multiple routes service using openlayers?

I created a digital database of many important features and locations of my city. and I want to create a web application in which shortest distance between two locations can be calculated and ...
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Examples and materials about creating real time web gis application? [closed]

Nowadays all I see when I explore more about web gis applications are some examples of interactive maps which are actually not so 'dynamic' as they are called. It's usually just simple interactive map ...
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What's an appropriate solution for displaying points fetched from a table?

I have at hand a common GIS task: The data: I posses 16,000 Excel rows. Each has latitude and longitude and some other attributes. I need to build a program that allows the user to type in a location ...
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Connecting a map to live data from Yahoo Finance

I have a vector world map and am trying to connect it to Yahoo Finance, Live, in such a way that: a) If a particular country's currency goes down, the map of that country will go RED and if it goes ...
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Query Selected Records Only: Javascript API

For a web application I am working on, I currently have a feature layer with ID 0 (Street Lights) and feature layer with ID 1 (Maintenance Records Table). Multiple records in layer ID 1 are related to ...
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configure mozswing in Java

I'm using OpenLayers - 2.11,GeoServer 2.13, ExtJS 3.4, and Java for developing GIS based web applications. My web map application is loading through "mozSwimg" in Java. While running application i'm ...
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How to add images in CartoDB infowindows

Can't seem to get the default site to display images. I've added hrefs to a image column. example; I've dragged the image column to the top of the infowindow sidebar app and it still just displays ...
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MapFish PDF: Geoserver WMS layers not generated as tree structure

I am using the mapfish printing module in my web map application.In that everything is working fine but layers not generated as tree structure in output PDF file and "ODC_Graphics_Data" wms layer not ...
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How can I set fill colors using hex value in arcgis.com webmap?

Has anybody been able to use hex values (e.g. #FF0000) for setting polygon fill symbols in an arcgis.com 'webmap'? I see predefined colors to select from, but no hex input box. Thanks in advance for ...
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Can OSM's iD editor be used on custom maps?

I'm setting up a community-based mapping solution for a local NGO. They need their own maps and, after some consideration, I have decided to go with Mapperz suggestion and use MapBox. It's good to ...
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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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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 ] ...