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What are cloud-based alternatives to Google Fusion Tables?

I'm a beginner in web-mapping. I was playing around with Fusion Tables, but I realized that I had too much data to display. So here's my question, what are some alternatives to Fusion tables? I have ...
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How to visualize fuzzy/approximate locations

I need to visualize a mixture of accurate and fuzzy/approximate locations on a web map. The user should be able to instantly recognize approximate locations from the marker used. Are there any best ...
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How do I get that polygon from Javascript ArcGIS API?

I would like to have a user draw a Polygon (or Line) onto a web map with the Javascript ArcGIS API drawing tools. For the life of me I can't figure out how to pull that polygon from the client and get ...
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Zoom to Results on Map

I made a web app that displays delivery routes associated with a user-input zip code. My question is, how can I get the map to zoom to the results? Here is my code. Im thinking of some sort of ...
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How to choose a language for web map development?

I am building a web map application using: GeoServer OpenLayers Tomcat I would like to build a web application, where the user can log in and have the map arranged according to their profile. ...
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Good examples of interactive maps and associated technologies?

The display of maps and data within an interactive framework is becoming more prevalent online. I'm thinking beyond merely the ability to pan/zoom/control layers, but more along the lines of ...
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Flow mapping visualization using a road layer

I am trying to illustrate travel using a flow map on a road layer. My data is: city of origin destination number of travelers I would like to use a polygon city layer (or point) and a road layer, ...
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How to draw a linear map programmatically?

I'm new to GIS programming and I'm using OpenLayers for my GIS project. I want to know how to draw a linear map programmatically between two locations from a real geographical map (may be OpenLayers). ...
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opengeo Error: Could not create tool plugin with ptype: gxp_queryform

I'm trying to develop the tutorial of opengeo-suite sdk, but when I try to add a queryform to my app, firebug throws this exception: Error: Could not create tool plugin with ptype: gxp_queryform ...
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Why won't this mapbox map load into a DIV container?

All, For the life of me I can't figure out why I can't load a map into a CSS template I'm trying to customize. I've placed a fiddle here: http://jsfiddle.net/mapbaker/Du7zq/10/ Basically I'm ...
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GeoDjango - How to secure tile map services?

I use geodjango to create and serve tiles that I usually display into OpenLayers as openLayers.Layer.TMS I am worried that anybody could grab the tms URL and plug it into their own map without asking ...
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Webmapping option that allows rasters?

I'm trying to create an introductory GIS course that will involve an ideally simple web mapping component. I was underwhelmed that ArcGIS online doesn't support rasters, and surprised that MangoMap ...
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I have n points, how do I find the closest one from a point p by road?

I'm currently working on a map with stores and clients. I want to find the closest store by road from a given client, with the aim of simulating the creation of a new store. Requirements: ...
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Sizing Leaflet Map inside bootstrap

I have been trying to change the height of my leaflet map to a percentage inside of bootstrap but everytime I do the map will not draw. Thus, I always have to revert to px value. I'm pretty sure its a ...
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Qgis dynamic web maps [duplicate]

I am new (Mac lion 1.8.3) Qgis 1.8 user . It was very easy till now to make a map. But now I am facing the next step that is out of my knowledge. I want to publish dynamically the map to my web page. ...
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Using jquery to reset layer in OpenLayers

I've used a combination html, jquery and cql to redraw layers in Openlayers using specified parameters. This worked fine as seen here: http://www.dartmoor-npa.gov.uk/index/test-map3 I also want to ...
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Is QGIS suitable to create maps with image popups?

I am a new user of QGIS and was wondering if I came across the right software to achieve my goal. Long story short, I am trying to create a map with markups of various buildings. Once I click on a ...
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Help with trying to track ice and polar bears on a map. No idea where to begin

I was asked create a little google map showing the location of Polar bears. I've been given the location data in lat-long format. For each bear I've been given a file containing the following ...
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Geoserver not connecting to SQL Server via JDBC

I have Geoserver 2.2-SNAPSHOT installed on Ubuntu Server 10.04 as a VirtualBox guest on a Windows 7 host. This is part of a larger OpenGeo installation. I am trying to create a new SQL Server 2008 ...
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Tools to make buffer around the polygon on a web map?

We're starting web map app and still deciding what tools is the best to use. We would need option that user add some points and polygons, and also, to automatically get buffer around those polygons. ...
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Using IRelationshipClass

I have three feature classes [CircuitSource(A),CircuitBreaker(B),Sub-Station(C)]. In the Geodatabase A and B has a 1:1 relationship based on a primary field namely 'FEEDERID'. C and B has a 1:many ...
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Generating a Web based map interface from ArcGIS export file

I have an XML export file from an ArcGIS geodatabase with the following fields: OBJECT ID (-) Shape (-) Grid_Area_ha_1 (ha) Shape_Length_1 (m) Shape_Area_1 (m2) Residue_Yield_t_a_Restrict_NEW (t/a) ...
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What is the best way to connect spatial data with attributes in Excel table?

I have many attributes which are stored in an Excel table. They refer to USA counties. I need to somehow connect those attributes to polygons in some format (don't know which is the best) and ...
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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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What does Scale mean in the reference of Desktop GIS or WebGIS?

I'm having trouble understanding the meaning of the concept of scale when it comes to maps on screen, i.e. either in a Desktop GIS or in a WebMap. When it comes to paper maps, the idea is very clear. ...
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is my open source web GIS software selection ok?

Which are the best open source tools for building a web gis application having PAN, Zoom, Query/search, Label etc options ?. I have decided to use Postgre sql for database and geoserver as middleware. ...
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.net open source web gis development tools [duplicate]

Any dot net open source tools for web gis application development with good documentation ?
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Examples of Web Maps

As part of an internal "learn at work month" program, myself and a colleague have volunteered to do a presentation: "The Wonderful World of Web Maps". To this end, we're now looking for examples of ...
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What do I need to create web based GIS application to show GTFS data

I need to create several GIS based application and embed them on a web page for professional development. I need a cost effective solution and don't have big budget. Any help in right direction and to ...
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How to render iD editor-style streetmaps?

Is there a simple way to render OSM data (let's start with just streets and names for a single metro area) client side as nodes and edges like the new iD editor? I'm comfortable with d3 but am ...
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How to develop a PHP GIS Applicationfor land parcel search?

I know this question has been asked numerous times but not from this angle. I am proficient in PHP and PHP Frameworks, my interest is now on GIS with the sole intent of creating a map solution where ...
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How to show Two Labels of One feature In Geoserver…?

I have prepared a Web GIS Map using Geoserver-Openlayers_Postgis....For One Feature I need to show two labels such as "premise_no' & "bld_name'... The following is the xml I used for styling(in ...
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Web mapping application with time slider and raster data

I need to create a web mapping application that can show raster layer of historical maps with a time slider. Basically, something like this: http://goo.gl/GYHOX I have different maps of different ...
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How to create a web app that will display data in unique urls for the end-user?

Can anyone provide insight on how a novice can construct a fairly rudimentary web app? I would like to send out unique URLs that contain my finished maps instead of exporting them into PDFs and ...
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Does OpenGeo Suite give their full capability for free?

Can you help me to decide if I should install Geoserver, PostgreSQL and OpenLayers by myself or should I use OpenGeo Suite as it involves all these? I would need full capability which all these ...
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Publishing Maps to Mobile Devices and the Web

I have a bunch of agricultural information stored in a local postgis database. We use qgis to manipulate/analyze this information and to print output. I would like to publish this information (both ...
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Optimize ArcServer Service Drawing Speed

I am managing an ArcGIS service that is used by Geocortex Essentials as a web map app for some users. The feedback I have got so far is that it doesn't refresh fast enough. I'm looking for some ...
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map of europe in list of lat/long points

I'm looking for a list of lat/long coordinates which will describe all countries of europe. Ideally the list will also describe on which country each closed path belongs to. I'm imagining something ...
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can anybody explain how to create a wasp contour map in Q GIS? [duplicate]

can anybody explain how to create contour map,I need to export in .map format.
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making a interactive map [duplicate]

I have a georeferenced map that gives a view of 3D,which I have created in ArcScene and exported as jpeg(or tif if necessary).What I want to do is create a interactive map that allows user to click on ...
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Display information while map is zoomed using OpenLayers

I have a map being rendered by OpenLayers using GeoServer which is serving maps using PostGIS. In the database for each line feature type (i.e road), I have the name of that road. I'm looking for a ...
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Simple WebMapping application with postgis Database

am very new to web-mapping, so this question may be a little misguided. I want to develop a simple web mapping application using OpenLayers which can display Cadastral information that are currently ...
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How to create an interactive web mapping site with comment/rating system?

I'm trying not to ask something that's already covered by the other 'beginning web mapping' questions, but I want to do something that I don't see covered here yet. Maybe I'm just missing it. ...
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How to develop a web mapping app to upload, process, and download results?

I would like to make a web mapping application where a user can import their own x-y-z data file, then the application applies filters that I write to it, contours the resulting data, then displays ...
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How to become a GIS Mobile Developer?

I am mid level GIS Analyst\GPS Coordinator who would like to become a GIS mobile developer at some point. At my workplace we work in the ESRI Platform,ArcGIS Server etc Being a GIS Analyst without any ...
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Help getting my flex service publicly accessible

My organization is trying to get our web maps up and running. I have created a simple web map service on our in house ArcGIS server, using the Arcgis flexviewer that is visible locally, works great, ...
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Reset style on select Leaflet polyline

Using Leaflet, how can I reset a polyline to it's previous color after it was selected? I have the following function that has been applied to each polyline when constructed: function ...
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arcgis server 10, vb.net, adding dynamic data

i am using arcgis server 10, with visual web developer 2010 express edition. i downloaded "ArcGIS_AddDynamicData_VBNet\Default_ADF.aspx" project form ArcGIS Add dynamic data for ArcGIS Server 10. ...
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Can I use SELECTION mode on FeatureLayer from ArcGIS.com Webmap in ESRI JS API

I am using an ArcGIS.com Webmap in an ESRI Javascript API application I am developing. One of the layers in my Webmap is rather large and cannot be rendered all at once when zoomed out, however I ...
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Difference between a WMTS and a WMS?

What is the main difference between a Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) and a Web Map Service (WMS) When should you choose one over the other? What are the (dis)advantages by choosing one ...