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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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Dealing with large sets of data on web map without using Table of Contents?

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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Sending and receiving gis data to map

I have a spatial database in Sql server and I am working in asp.net mvc. My project must show stored shape in web page that uses openlayers js and user must see and edit shapes and send the result to ...
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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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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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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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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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how to create custom widget in mapguide fusion template?

I am using mapguide maestro 5.0.1. I want to add custom fusion widget which have option to search layer in multiple ways. I am not able to find any tutorial to add custom widget useful. can you please ...
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Architecture for java ee application

I´m new to GIS development. I have read about Openlayers, maps servers (i choose Geoserver), geodatabase (in my case i choose PostGis) and theory of gis in general. I´m developing a Java EE ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Collaborative webmapping systems/platforms

What are the existing collaborative webmapping systems/platforms? I am looking for some information like on this page for wiki softwares, but specific to out-of-the-box on-line geographical data ...
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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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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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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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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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How to get layers from current viewport in Openlayers?

In my web map application, I have developed the printing module by using Mapfish with Geoserver. While printing, I need to send the layers to geoserver only which are falls inside the current view ...
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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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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 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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What python web-mapping framework to use?

I am interested in developing a web-mapping application. I am relatively familiar with Python and so i'm looking for a python framework. What are my options? what are the pros and cons of each option? ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...