"Web mapping is the process of designing, implementing, generating and delivering maps on the World Wide Web ..."

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

17
votes
4answers
5k views

What python web-mapping framework to use? [closed]

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? ...
2
votes
1answer
282 views

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 markers/...
4
votes
2answers
499 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
320 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
883 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
232 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
877 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
284 views

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 one....
1
vote
2answers
122 views

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 Name:...
1
vote
1answer
267 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
11
votes
8answers
6k views

Viewing LiDAR data from web browser?

I am looking to host lidar data on my own server and give clients the ability to view that data through a web browser as a 3D point cloud (file would be in .las format or equivalent), possibly with ...
1
vote
1answer
945 views

Architecture for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles

I am currently trying to set up a Mapping-Service for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles. In my project we want to use the Mapnik-Layer as a BaseLayer for our GI-Application. I am quite new to Mapnik (only used ...
8
votes
3answers
1k views

Create interactive map with no server

I have managed to build a great web mapping application using tiles created from GeoWebCache and a custom gridset, but I now need to add an overlay to the base maps. The only interactivity I need is a ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there any way to configure MapFish config.yaml from Javascript?

I am using the mapfish print module in my webmapping application.In that I need to have various mapfish print layouts with different background pdf options. For that, am I need to create each config....
0
votes
1answer
179 views

Difficulty with using truetype font symbols in Mapserver

I am basically following this workflow and having no luck. I have add a truetype font file to my fonts.list (under the alias 'ddv') however, I cannot get the fonts to render in the service. Any ideas, ...
1
vote
1answer
148 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
233 views

Web mapping service with GEBCO bathymetry data

Is there any open web mapping service provide map tiles with GEBCO bathymetry data. As far I know Only Google uses GEBCO bathymetrydata for ocean floor model. Others uses ocean as plain blue. I need a ...
2
votes
0answers
276 views

Comparison of SDI frameworks

What are the main differences between these SDI, especially in the level of geospatial features and ease of integration with existing CMS? Cartaro Geonode GeOrchestra EasySDI I wonder for the ...
7
votes
2answers
130 views

Best practices and examples of web maps of polar regions

I am looking for examples of web maps focusing on polar regions (Arctic or Antarctic) preferably using a polar projection. What could be best practices to follow for such web mapping applications? Any ...
6
votes
5answers
7k views

What web mapping libraries are suitable for indoor maps?

I am looking for a custom mapping library but not to display an actual geographical area but to display a custom floor-plan. I have been looking for a while but most of the solutions that I found are ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Where to download US zipcode polygons? [duplicate]

I need US zipcode areas (polygons) for a web map implementation. Can you tell me where to find it (free or paid)? Thanks!
1
vote
1answer
399 views

How to add/upload own vector file (Shape, KML, GeoJSON) to Openlayers and show it on a map

I started working with Openlayers and web mapping. Therefore I use a Cartaro (a web mapping platform) based on Drupal. Because I'm not a programmer it is (at the moment) much easier for me to ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

arcmap envelope coordinates from webbrowser tool

So I have my own php file with textfields which I run in my add in. Now I want to get the variables from the textfields and automatically give the value of the textfields to my env.PutCoords(x,y,x,y) ...
2
votes
2answers
316 views

Change SDE Version in ArcGIS JavaScipt API depending on connected user

I am programming for an web editing application with ArcGIS API for JavaScript. I've published a version of ArcSDE with Feature Acces and I need to know how can I change in the web application from ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How to put more than one overlay label in Openlayers layerswitcher?

I have two set of layers like 'Public' and 'Private'.Each set has 3 layers. My requirement is, Layer switcher has to show the first set of layers with check-box under the label name 'Public' and ...
4
votes
3answers
135 views

What's the most appropriate tool(set) for creating a community map?

When you move to a new place, it's very useful to have maps tailored to your interests available at the click of a mouse or tap of a smart phone. The following projects are great examples of more ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

Using AttributeInspector to Create New Record

This is a follow up question to another questions I posted earlier: Adding Record to Related Table using JavaScript API Without repeating too much information from that previous question, I was able ...
1
vote
2answers
916 views

Local Map Web API Without internet connection

I have a single-page HTML5 app that consumes a bunch of different map providers. One of my requirements is that this work with no internet connection and some sort of map provider running on the box ...
2
votes
1answer
528 views

Adding Record to Related Table using JavaScript API

I looked and didn't find this question so hopefully it isn't a repeat. I am new to the JavaScript API and just started creating a web application where the user will enter maintenance records for a ...
1
vote
2answers
489 views

GeoServer map layers/tiles Loaded in the screen or Not

I'm using OpenLayers - 2.11,GeoServer 2.13, ExtJS 3.4, and Java for developing GIS based web applications. Please guide me to check if all my GeoServer map layers/tiles Loaded in the screen or not. ...
3
votes
5answers
4k views

Automatically download and merge webmap tiles into one big image?

Is there an easy way to download a bunch of web map tiles (in /z/x/y.png format) and stitch them together into a single large image? I could probably script this using ImageMagick, but would prefer ...
3
votes
2answers
78 views

Looking for non-Earth GIS Web Services

Hey I'm building a web application and want to use some GIS services for other planets/moons. In general, I want to find GIS web resources which apply to bodies apart from Earth. Anybody have url ...
1
vote
0answers
169 views

How to dynamically disperse point labels in ArcMap, using image files and leader lines?

My GIS group needs to find, or somehow develop, a labeling tool for points in ArcMap. Ideally, it would work like this: Each point would be labeled using an image file (jpg or png) so that a ...
-1
votes
1answer
983 views

How to convert 2D Map to Flat map like in google? [duplicate]

My requirement is shown below by maps. Map 1--My Map Map 2--I required I am using GeoServer v2.2(for publishing the map) and OpenLayers v2.11(to display the map). According to my client ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How to create 3D web application using Open Source GIS software?

I'm using OpenLayers - 2.11,GeoServer 2.13, ExtJS 3.4, and Java for developing GIS based web applications. How can we create GIS based 3d application like below attachment using opensource softwares ...
3
votes
3answers
903 views

Best Approach to display charts on a web map?

I have a very basic understanding of GIS through some basic work with openlayers in Drupal CMS. I am trying to understand what is the best approach to display a chart on a map (like the one below)? I ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

How to configure Proxy.cgi file for Geoserver On Tomcat?

I have a web map application in my local machine(windows xp and dont have IIS) and I have postgis data in Geoserver on Tomcat (Ubuntu). To get the WMSgetfeatureInfo, I have configured the proxy.cgi ...
3
votes
1answer
251 views

looking for an esri compatible javascript engine

I work on an esri heavy team, i'm looking for a mapping engine that will give me flexibility to build on top of and leverage only the pieces I need and or add more as the app grows. I've been using ...
0
votes
1answer
412 views

How to set Zoom Level based on Overlays in Ordnance Survey Map?

I am using the Ordnance map as a backdrop in my website. when overlays the WMS from Geoserver, I am unable to increase the zoom level. Please see my code and kindly suggest it. var options = { ...
1
vote
1answer
874 views

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 (http://trac.osgeo....
4
votes
3answers
143 views

Alternative layperson-friendly names for 'Legend'?

I am making a mobile mapping app that has a button that displays a legend. Because my legend is initially hidden from view, it is really important the text I put in the button that displays the legend,...
0
votes
0answers
196 views

Webmap app using geoserver must have source code open?

We have a Webmap that uses geoserver + geoExt + openLayers. Even though the JavaScript code is not obfuscated or compressed, at the moment we do not intend to have a place were someone can got and ...
1
vote
0answers
137 views

How to set “hit” tolerance for touch dragging in Openlayers

I have a Openlayers map with a single point feature on. When pressing a button I activate a drag handler. My problem is when using mobile devices dragging the point is virtually impossible. No matter ...
1
vote
2answers
131 views

Given a BBOX and Zoom Range, Return All TMS Addresses

Given a bounding box using WGS84 lat long pairs (represented any way, not important to me) and a range of zoom levels, I'd like to be able to generate a CSV representing all standard z/x/y TMS ...
0
votes
1answer
145 views

Postgis objects inside Leaflet circle

How can I retrieve database objects from postgis database which are contained inside Leaflet circle object? I assume circle is only a point with some radius and not a polygon. I wonder can it be ...
3
votes
2answers
511 views

Breaking a range of values into buckets for a gradient

If I have a range of values and want to make a choropleth map with a gradient, what algorithms are out there to determine the value ranges for the different colors in the gradient? For example, if I ...
4
votes
5answers
2k views

Display ESRI Shapefiles in a map in a browser. (Not in google maps)

I have a series of shapefiles that I need to render as a map on a webpage. I have an ASP.Net server, although I would prefer something that will work on Linux servers. I would like to find an easy to ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

Progress bar for Leaflet map

Is there any way to show progress bar while waiting that all layers are rendered on Leaflet map? In this specific case, while geojson layers are rendered. Thanks.