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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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30,000 data points… can this be reasonably served using openlayers?

I'm trying to tackle a web GIS problem and need to figure out the best strategy. I have a map with 30,000 cells on it forming a grid for the province of Alberta. I have a list of data points for ...
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Using web mapping and geocoding to track genealogical data

Over the last year I have gotten involved in researching my family tree. My paternal grandfather came from a remote island in the Atlantic, along with hundreds of others of his generation, and many of ...
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OpenLayers change feature's style

Working with OpenLayers 2.11, I'm desperately trying to change my feature style as the user selects it (fairly simple I agree!). Indeed, It seems easy but I can't see where It fails, perhaps someone ...
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Animate feature in openlayers

In my map web app, I have a play pause button that show vehicle route history.I get lat lon from database and create route that vehicle traverse. At below site go to history tab after and choose ...
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PHP MapScript API Development for MapServer

PHP MapScript Tutorial I'd like to use the PHP MapScript API and am curious how others have successfully used it to produce a site that serves up remote sensing data. I've got land surface ...
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Web site with: google map like or GIS, one million record database and a feature to run advanced search

What is the GPL way - without or with little developing - to build a web site runnning on apache which has to feature: one million record database (MySQL; which may be editable), an advanced search ...
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Usage of GeoDjango

We are creating a website that displays geographic data on map (currently using Google Maps js API). We are currently using postgres + postGIS + php. It has been recommended that I look into usage ...
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new administrator - Advice to choise a best web sharing GIS DATA with authorization information level

i'm a new "GIS 's needer" and i have just Pleasantly surprised to find your community ( thanks google!!!! ) I need for my office's project a appication who permit web sharing(only reading)some gps ...
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GOCAD and SKUA 3D Models Online

I am looking to build a 3D Web Mapping Application using data/projects initially created within GOCAD and SKUA. We currently use ArcServer 10. Initial looking around online has suggested that I could ...
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How to add custom widget into Mapguide Maestro 4.0.1?

I am developing a Web-Mapping application using Mapguide Maestro 4.0.1, in that I need to add a custom widget. Any suggestions for, How and Where to add the custom tools in the Mapguide Maestro. Is ...
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Draw the interested point on the map and save the point attribute to OpenGIS database

I am looking for a map solution can help me pinpoint the wireless route location on my organization's indoor map. I have an indoor map server on which Geoserver is running. I have found an example ...
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Heat map which will be auto-updated from Google Docs

I want to develop a heat map (standardized choropleth map) which will be auto-updated with data pulled from GoogleDocs. Which tools are the most helpful for developing that kind of map? Thank you.
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Options for a historic Web Map?

EDIT: I'm an intern at a small local history museum. We have a budget of $0. Project overview: I've got a bunch of old paper maps. When I say old, I mean 1800s and up. They've been scanned into ...
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How to compute a map-to-screen transformation?

Every projection calculation I have come across dealing with the Lambert Conic projection converts the given Lat & Long to meters. So now the magical question: how on earth do you take the meters ...
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QGIS Web Client in Windows does not load map

I have installed QGIS (1.8 Lisboa) desktop and server on a Windows XP machine. I am now trying to configure the QGIS Webclient. I downloaded the zip file from GitHUb, and made the changes to the ...
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How to publish my map on the web? [closed]

I want to publish my map is created in QGIS 1.7.4 version on to the web.Can u pls suggest me how to publish the map with proper documentaion and screen shots if possible?
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Selecting a suitable GIS for my project

I need to develop a web-based map using existing shape files. Using the web-map, we must be able to select a region and produce contours for that selected region. Can any one suggest the best open ...
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How to generate heightmap for UK

I already have a method to generate greyscale bitmap heightmaps from Google Earth using a long and involved manual process (see here). Is there a scriptable way of producing a heightmap to a set ...
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Communication Between Browser and QGIS Server/QGIS API

Suppose I have QGIS server up and running with some vector data. Now a user accesses this data from a webpage. Would it be possible in some ways for the user to send a request to the QGIS Server and ...
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Looking for web-based mapping software recommendation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Building a disconnected web based mapping application I am doing research for an upcoming project and I need help finding a good mapping software solution. Here are the ...
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Error installing/uninstalling GeoMedia WebMap Professional_6 on Windows 7 (64 bit)

On installing GeoMedia WebMap Professional_06.01.03.08 on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. Following Error window pop up at the end of installation process or If I uninstall it. I have .Net Framework ...
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Looking for stand alone map server

New to mapping tech. Requirements: Stand Alone Server for offline use (will be an internal app) - No Mobile. Ability to add custom CSS class and hover information to US counties Programmatically ...
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How are Google serving up their Styled Maps?

As we all know, Google changed web mapping when they introduced Google Maps. At the time of writing this, tiled maps are now the norm with web mapping. For example, with ArcGIS Server, you cache ...