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Is Geoserver's “styler” plugin dead?

The "Styler" plugin for Geoserver promised flexible styling of your data, using the GeoExt library: The user guide tells you to first install the REST plugin, and then extract the styler zip file ...
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Is there a FOSS solution for legend parsing in a web mapping environment?

Our web mapping requirements are fairly standard - some basic querying and the ability to print out the resulting map (or save the image). Typically we've used ESRI products in the past (right now ...
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What are the top best webmapping API clients? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comparison of JavaScript mapping libraries? I am looking for the top APIs that I can use to display maps from a number of map servers/sources. (like openlayers and ...
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Correct Use of MBTiles PHP Script

I have installed the OSGeo4W web server tools on a Server 2008 machine, and I would like to serve MBTiles to Leaflet. I have tried these: Zverik's mbtiles-php Infostream's mbtiles-php fork The ...
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Instructions for building a Flex App using open source PostGIS DB and Geoserver

Anyone have a link for a good guide on how to build a Flex app to work with Open source REST services? I am familiar with how to do it in ESRI and Arc Server Manager, but don't want to pay for a ...
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Wanting to build Web Mapping Application

I am wanting to build a web mapping application and am trying to gather all the pieces that I'll need. Is it possible to build REST services with opensource Geoserver from an ArcMap document and tools ...
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KML files to IPad securely? Altitude and shape problems in Google Earth

Does anyone know any options for maintaining privacy of the files and getting them onto iPad using Google Earth? Using Google account to link to Google Earth, privacy settings in Google my maps are ...
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Vector Layer not visible in openlayers

I'm trying to create a map where I have one wms layer and then a vector layer which is created from a kml file - held in the same directory as the web page. I'm trying to implement the cluster ...
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Is dynamically generating Choropleth maps a solved problem?

I am trying to work out what mapping tools I would need to use to dynamically create Choropleth maps from our data. I am working on a project where the backend is a big database of statistics, and ...
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Geoserver Link to External MS-Access Database

Is there a way that I can link a shape (as a polygon, with a LINK_ID = 12345) from Geoserver and have it open or link to the specific information (LINK_ID_DB = 12345) within an online Web Microsoft ...
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What is the Market share for open source web-GIS systems?

I would like to know the market share of 3 web-GIS systems, deegree, GeoServer, Geomajas). Which one is more popular? Are there any evaluations regarding the market share of open source web-GIS ...
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How to integrated GIS functionality into an existing web-based business process management software?

in a project I am doing, there is a need to combine data from different sources into a GIS and show it in one map. The data could be from ERP system like SAP or other sources. which tool could be used ...
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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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Setting up an online map site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Steps to Start Web Mapping I have taken on setting up a database which stores information of an annual country-wide survey of alien aquatic weeds, linked to a GIS ...
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How to embed ESRI maps on my website

I've got a website where I'd like to insert maps with some placemarks (restaurants, points of interest, ...). I'm tired of Google Maps and like to use ESRI basemaps. Is it possible to do this? I'd ...
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Tilecache seeding with mapserver doesn't generate tiles

I'm attempting to seed my tile cache on the server for use within OpenLayers for a few zoom levels, however the script doesn't seem to be working at all and everything I try I just get the same ...
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How to decide what type of GIS to use for my study project?

I'm a student and currently taking a self directed project course. In our assignment, we were given a bunch of shapefiles and the goal is to make a tool, which would display all the data based on ...
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Make Openlayers request WMS tiles only within a certain bounds

Is there a way to actually tell openLayers not to request tiles out of particular bounds? I want the rest of map and other layers still accessible, so maxExtent on map is not an option for me. I ...
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How to 'highlight' a selected country?

All, Over the past several days I've read as much as possible regarding the OpenLayers API (within a JavaScript/jQuery environment), yet I'm still having trouble in getting my head around what I ...
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How to Display Live Incoming Smartphone Images with Ushahidi on a Map

I have not yet used Ushahidi and I could not find the answer on their website to my question. Can I easily do the following? setup an Ushahidi server/map, go outside to make photos with my ...
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Is it necessary to add Tile layer background?

Is it necessary to add tile layer for making a GeoJSON data rendered in web browser using Leaflet or any other API ? I have a geoJSON data (I obtained the GeoJSON data by converting .shp file to ...
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Why is my shapefile not visible in Tilemill?

I have 3 layers of vectors (shapefiles) that I've loaded into Tilemill. However, nothing is visible in Tilemill. What am I doing wrong, and what should I do to get my map to show up? This is part ...
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Add a mbtiles file to TileMill

is it possible to add a mbtiles file as TileMill layer? Thank you, Andrea
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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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Add TMS layer in Tilemill

is it possible to add a TMS layer to TileMill to compose a map? If yes, how is it possible to do it? Thank you very much, Andrea
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What kind of AWS configuration is needed for running a low-to-medium bandwidth Web map app?

Does anyone have experience with running Web maps (tile server + client JS scripting) on Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2 etc...)? What kind of AWS configuration is needed for running a low-to-medium ...
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Design question: what's the role of WFS-T in this kind of 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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Using Geocode Service Published to ArcGIS Server Within Silverlight Web Map

I'm trying to replicate this sample on my web map. I have been able to build it successfully as-is within VS 2010. However, I run into some issues when I try to get it to work with my services. ...
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WMS WMTS TMS Server Stress Tool

Someone knows about a tool that test the cpu usage, memory, IO Read/Write with MapProxy or a WMS, WMTS, TMS Server? Like a 'Web Stress tool' that test Server with concurrent clients request and ...
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Looking for ready tools to display real-time positions online

we want to show that in a big city like Palermo, cycling can be the fastest tool (and at the same time the most ecological). We will give 4 smartphones to 4 users, and there will be 4 ways to move: ...
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Resources for learning to create mobile GIS Apps using Windows 8 Metro?

I have no experience with either mobile apps or Windows 8 Metro. Are there any good resources out there that would be good for getting started from ground zero? Thanks for helping a noob out!
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How can I integrate user comments with a web-map?

I'm wondering about the best strategy to incorporate user comments and user added points to a map. The best example that I can find of this is ushahidi with an example of how users can add information ...
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How to build a website or mobile app with a routing capability?

I want to build a website/mobile app for my school that shows the direction between two points similar to Google's directions API, but not with Google maps. I've got map shapefiles and GPS ...
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What is the difference between Leaflet and Mapbox?

What is the difference between Leaflet and Mapbox, and how are they used together? Like the API and what exactly are they and is Mapbox using Leaflet?
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How to layer statistics from Excel onto a map?

Would another free app or program be better and easier to do this than mapbox.com ? I simply want to layer census 2010 data by shading areas onto a map like on theatlanticcities.com/posts/map/ & ...
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Does Leaflet always work in decimal degrees?

I'm looking into Leaflet and I'm surprised that it doesn't (seem to) specify coordinates in Web Mercator like other popular APIs, but instead uses decimal degrees. Are all coordinates in Leaflet ...
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How can a browser argument be used to position a web-map

How can I enable the unique location and zoom level of a user on a web-map to be shared? For example, if a user zooms to lat: 75, lon: 35, zoom: 8, I would like to be able for the user to share that ...
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Creating a GeoExt Action from OpenLayers Function

I am trying to create a GeoExt function out of this OpenLayers function, which displays the getFeatureInfo. I was able to create this GeoExt.Action() but it does not give me any output. Any idea ...
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What is the best open-source web mapping solution for handling 3000+ polygons

I have 3000+ polygons which represent watersheds (18 main watersheds). At the first stage all the 18 watershed will show and their list will be placed in the left sidebar. If any user mouse over the ...
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How to change icons for Leaflet markers when using cluster plugin?

I'm using Leaflet MarkerCluster. I created a MarkerClusterGroup as markers1 as you can see. There's about a hundred points I have written like var addressPoints in this format: var addressPoints = ...
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What open-source web mapping solution I need to use for this situation?

I will try to explain what I need to do. I have about thirty KML polygons. I need to put them on some satellite map. On the top of these layers (KMLs, satellite) there must go layer with roads. I ...
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Looking for interactive map visualization software that allows user input

I am looking for a software tool that allows to create maps which can be customized by the user later on. To be more concrete: the user should be able to choose different indicators, create his own ...
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Can I use Google maps tiles in OSM for Iran?

I use Google maps in my application but because this service has limitation (2500 request per day for Geocoding) I want to use OSM instead of Google maps. But OSM doesn't cover Iran as well as Google ...
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What are some good examples of geospatial UI's

I am interested in understanding and applying practical geo-spatial examples for some of the transportation data that I have. I have several geocodes that I will pull from the database, and display in ...
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Calling a custom tool from Python script

I have a script based gp tool published on web (via Flex App). The script goes to many different mxds to write a report. Then I created another model to do some geoprocessing in a different toolbox ...
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Problem with panning and zooming in OpenLayers

I'm interested in detecting when a user moves or pans a map so that I can run a new query on a database based on their location. However, the following code causes the panning and zooming controls to ...
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How to create an interactive map with JQuery and HTML?

I want to develop a map in JQuery and HTML. It needs to show world country borders. It must be enabled mouse hover effect and also popup (when mouse over) in which I can add my own text. What JS ...
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How to add content below the map with Javascript? [closed]

Is it possible to enable some container below the map with JVectorMap? I have some links for all states which needs to appear when user clicks on state. I am new with Javascript so please help me. ...
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Web mapping with Openlayers

On a pedestrian wayfinding scenario, I need to drape some extruded buildings close to the road as the user navigates along the road on a 2D Map Background. I hope I can use OpenLayers and ReadyMap for ...
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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 ...