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EPSG 3857 or 4326 for GoogleMaps, OpenStreetMap and Leaflet

The discussion at What is the difference between WGS84 and EPSG4326? shows that 4326 is just the EPSG identifier of WGS84.. Wikipedia entries for Google Maps and OpenStreetMap shows that they both ...
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Does Leaflet has option for scale dependent layers?

Is it possible to show layers with Leaflet depending on scaling? For example not show counties until zoom level reaches 10. Thanks.
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GIS with UI options? Creating a Map based WebApp fast

I want to build a WebApp which is basically a map with points of interest, filters, and a list of those points. Something really similar to AirBnB, or any other map based app. Of course, I could ...
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Are CartoDB Map views by month or by year?

We have 10000 map views with the free version of CartoDB. Are they reset every month or is it the maximum views for the all utilisation ?
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How to get elevation profile from .tif dsm on the web map?

I have my dsm .tiff file, pixels are floating point 32bit values giving the terrain elevation in metres. I need to create a web map where user can draw a path and get elevation profile for that path. ...
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How to set up proxy for Geoserver GetFeatureInfo call? [duplicate]

I have problems with cross domain, I call GetFeatureInfo in Leaflet API. I was looking for solution and saw that proxy could solve that problem. Can you help me how to set it up? I have geoserver run ...
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Displaying buses from a transport network (newbie)

First of all, I'm noob in this subject so please give me some advice. I'd like to develop something like http://traintimes.org.uk/map/london-buses/#73 but with my own city. Unfortunately our MTA ...
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Using a web map to identify and access data

I am trying to making a webpage where the user pans and zooms on a map, and based on the location and zoom level, some data is displayed on the webpage (drawn from another source). The data that will ...
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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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Mapping application basic for ruby on rails

I am new to build map application using ruby on rails, with rails 4.1.1. I want to create map using map tiles. i have to use PostgreSQL database with postgis. Can you please explain how this flow ...
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Adding large amount of data to web map using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I've got problem, I'm creating map based application, and now I have to add to map about 100 000 graphic points, from coordinates. I was trying in many ways to do it, but always process of adding ...
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How to add title to mapbox <iframe> embed

I am embedding a map I made in Tilemill/Mapbox onto a Wix website. Items of the map such as legend, title, and description are not automatically included in the embed. I learned how to add the legend ...
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loading geojson in leaflet

I just added the geoJSON vector layer in leaflet for my hybrid mobile app using phonegap, the problem is that when I add the geoJSON file of size larger than 2mb the application crashes. What is the ...
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Layer Turned Off But Pop Up Showing

I'm having an issue with my popup in my map made using ArcGIS online. One of my group layers contain 4 layers. When I turn all of the layers in this group layer off, the second layer's popup still ...
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Choosing web mapping API to use with MySQL for making map of one country? [duplicate]

I hope this question isn't too general, but I'm new to using maps, I'd like to make a map of one country on which I can plot points according to their geocodes from my mysql database, and to have the ...
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Online GIS app that allows users to log points [duplicate]

I am developing a website for a dolphin volunteer group, on this website they want a system to let volunteers and the public log sightings against a map and add some comments. I have made a system ...
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Error: Could not create and deploy an application with boundless sdk opengeo suite

I work on a web application with Boundless SDK opengeo 4.1, I used the tutorial and followed the exchange and advice on this forum but I have some problems about adding plugins and deploying the ...
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How to hide overlays in Leaflet layerControl if geojson var not found?

i would like to perform a specific task: i have a set of geojson layers, loading features from local files. i have the layercontrol on the map showing available layers to show/hide now, regarding ...
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Mapping Instagram Photos

Is there a tool I could use to map Instagram photos that are using a specific tag? I don't necessarily want to show the image on a map, but rather a pin that someone could hover over to see the image. ...
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Linking multiple map displays in Internet Map Server (IMS)?

Has anyone heard of any GIS Internet Map Server (IMS) capability program that will allow multiple displays of data to be geo linked. For example, when one pans on one view it will automatically ...
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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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How to reduce the opacity of a Google Maps layer in CartoDB.js

I have a CartoDB.js-App where I load my vis using cartodb.createVis (I do not manually define Leaflet layers). How can I reduce the opacity of the Google Maps base layer? I tried the following, as ...
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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 ...
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Feature layer not loaded

I am developing an Android app using a Webmap with features created on ArcGIS Online. This webmap has a feature layer. I tried to load the basemap and then adding the feature layer, or tried to load ...
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Is there an easy-to-install website plugin for territory routing?

For an application I'm creating, I want to be able to place dots on a map in locations that my users will be visiting. Each user will have his own locations he has to visit, so I'd like to 'connect ...
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Restrict pan and zoom in ArcGIS Javascript API?

I'm creating a web map of a university campus. I have the map functioning, but I don't want to be able to pan off of the basemap, into whitespace. Do you know of a function that will auto-pan the ...
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How to use tiles in this strange tiling scheme?

I'm looking at cell coverage maps such as this one, and trying to figure out how to get a GIS program to use it as a source of information. Ultimately, I need to be able to combine the output with ...
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Crowdsourcing points by on-click to web map with moderation?

I want to build a really lightweight web map interface where a user can click anywhere on a map, create a point, type in a comment -- ideally all via Facebook, but I don't want to get ahead of myself ...
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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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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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Is there a public CanTopo Web Map Tile Service (WMS / WMTS) available?

Does anyone know of a public CanTopo WMS / WMTS available anywhere? I'm assuming CanTopo is more modern / up-to-date than Toporama? Alternatively, what would be your suggestions for the most pain ...
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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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There is web based bicycle routing planner that considers accidents but I cannot find it anymore, can someone help me?

I remember it uses Google as underlying map and has also a function to rank preferences of the path using forms in which the user can rate routes characteristics, I also remember that is for Los ...
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Zip Code Boundary Maps for Commercial Use?

I need images of cities with features, streets, zip code names and zip code boundaries. For example, take this screen shot: This is very close to what I need, except not every zip code name is ...
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Switching career from GIS Technician/Analyst to GIS Web Map Developer/Programmer?

I am a GIS Analyst at work that dabbles in python scripting in ArcGIS and the Google Maps JavaScript API V3. My professional goal is to either be in web mapping development or desktop/server GIS ...
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Making Geoprocessing Service results table sortable using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

Im aware a sort() function exists, just not sure where it should be placed in my code. I have a function that draws routes on the map and i'm getting my results that are in my table from those routes. ...
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Error when using spatial query in arcgis silverlight api

I'm developing a webgis using ArcGIS Silverlight API 3.1 . I used esri interactive SDK sample for spatial query in the webgis .The problem is when i draw a freehand polygon and the polygon intersect ...
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Common Web Server for Web Mapping?

I'm planning to create interactive routing map system( for small town only ) which will be running online. My server side language will be PHP and PostGIS/PostgreSQL with using pgRouting and client ...
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Show Geometric Network Topology data in the web

I am trying to locate any API's for JavaScript (or other) that will help me to display current linear Geometric Network Topology and add multiple point/line geometry from JSON in HTML/JS. I ...
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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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Leaflet center Marker AND Popup on Map viewport

I want center my marker on popup open.. and centering map not in marker latlng, but on center of marker and popup! The problem is that popup has dinamic content(loaded on click). The map size is full ...
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Building a WebGIS with search functionality for a charity

I am playing with the idea of building a Basic Web based GIS system for a charity. The problem: I work for a charity that deals with people with Cleft Palates. They currently have a website, but ...
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search a point of interest using GeoServer

I develop an application of webmapping using GeoServer, GeoExt and ExtJS. I want to search my points of interests (layer that exist in GeoServer) so i create a two combox where i have to put the ...
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Z-Index in GeoJSON features using leaflet

I have a watershed polygon with sub-watersheds contained within the larger watershed. I would like the sub-watersheds drawn on top. Can i control the drawing order of features within a geojson object ...
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PHP tile server

I am newbie in PHP. I am using tileserver.php to serve my *.mbtiles as web map. I have configure it and when I am trying to access the localhost it replying like following Now please help me to ...
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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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problem login geoexplorer - redirect IP

I have problems when I want to log the administrative user through GeoExplorer when geoserver is running on a server with public ip but redirection to a private ip. GeoExplorer takes too long to load ...
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How to simplify shapefiles without losing attributes?

I want to simplify a huge shapefiles using mapshaper. However whenever I simplify the shapefile I loose a lot of data attributes. how can we simplify the shape files while retaining at least some of ...
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Map generation failing with Kartograph.js

I am trying to generate a very simple map using kartograph.js. But some how my code is not working. <html> <head> <script src="jquery-1.8.3.min.js"></script> ...
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What sub-meter geolocation solutions exist and how can I integrate them into a web and mobile mapping workflow?

I am the manager of seven water systems. What I am trying to do is map out every meter and valve on to a map and then my workers can have the maps on their iPhones so when they have to go fix a water ...