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List of Map Service Software

I am curious as to what GIS server software is out there. I have used a few different ones and am building a list of them. If you know of any others please mention it below because I would like to ...
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Using Torque to visualize rainfall data

For a little background: I have rainfall data for multiple weather stations by year, I have tried messing around with CartoDB and Torque for animation of the rainfall. my point data has each station ...
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Free hosting of shape files to make an interactive map?

What is a free site where I can upload shapefiles and make my own interactive map to share with others by a link?
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How do I begin creating my open layers Web Map? [duplicate]

I'm completely new in the world of web mapping. I am however determined to learn and create a web map within a month or less. I have some geographical areas that have sites (Solar PV Sites) I want to ...
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Isometric map tiles with Openlayers or similar

I wish to show a map layer in a browser based tool such as Openlayers or Leaflet however my tiles are projected isometrically. Has anybody done this before?
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How to create a collaborative mapping website?

I have read about webservers, static and dynamic pages, cgi-bin... I can create a simple web mapping service in which a map with layers and controls will be there. And now I want to provide login ...
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How to generate exportable report from web map (ArcGIS JavaScript API)

I would like to build a web map using ArcGIS JavaScript API containing 1 layer of polygons & 1+ layers of points (or lines) contained within said polygons. I want this to be enabled with some sort ...
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How to get popup with layer attributes to display after using address search/geocoder widget?

Using Web AppBuilder ArcGIS online. I want to let my user(s) enter an address on the "Geocoder Widget" and have an automatic popup that displays. I know how to configure the content of the popup. I ...
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How to install MapServer on IIS 7.5 with windows 7 OS

I want to use the map server in my asp.net application. For that one, I need to install mapserver on IIS. I am using windows 7 with 64 bit os. I have IIS 7.5 installed on my PC. Can any one help me ...
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What are the categories of map applications for end users?

What are the categories of map-based applications for end users? Especially, what are the types of web-applications provided to end users? For example, I can think of: Exploration tool: simply ...
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Hover effects using CartoCSS: Is this possible?

I'm trying to make a simple map of parcels in TileMill. Right now when I hover over a parcel, the information for that parcel appears in a teaser. That's simple enough. However, when working with ...
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Libraries to render vector-based maps in the browser

Is there a open source JavaScript library like leaflet or openlayer which can be used in a web or mobile application and loads vector-based maps instead of images? I only need the road information and ...
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Options for displaying 3D data using ESRI web APIs [duplicate]

I've been looking through the documentation of the various ESRI web APIs to see if there is any support for displaying 3D data, but haven't found anything useful. Is there any support for this - or do ...
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How can I make an OSM map without icons and labels?

I want to create a web application that include Open Street Map . I use OpenLayers library to create map , but now I want to create map without icons like hospitals,coffeshop and other icons. This ...
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Connection between OpenLayers and GeoServer is faulty

Hello so I have connected my Geoserver to my OpenLayers website and it seems like something is wrong about the connection. I added a WMS layer in Javascript like this: But when I load the page ...
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How to convert Dekstop QGIS project as QGIS Web Client using python?

Assuming there are many Desktop project files .qgs.Is there a way using python to enable File>Project Properties>OWS Server>WMS/WFS/WCS in a batch mode ?
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Web application with help of ArcGIS [duplicate]

Do you know any book (or .pdf, videos...) in English which teaches how to create web app with help of ArcGIS ?
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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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Web map viewer for QGIS Server and PostGIS

I have succesfully installed and configured QGIS Server. I tried WMS and WFS via QGIS Desktop and it works perfectly. Now i am looking for a web map viewer to display (only read (WMS viewer i ...
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I'm new to GIS and I'm looking for a developer-friendly web GIS [duplicate]

I'm a recent Computer Science graduate who prides himself on his knowledge of software development and problem solving, but has no idea how GIS systems work. (Read: I'm a programmer.) I've been ...
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How to overlay a TMS with a GeoTiff for querying in OpenLayers?

I'm using OpenLayers to display a set of TMS tiles I have on my webserver. Plain and simple, I was wondering how I would go about overlaying a set of GeoTiff files I have over the tiles so that when I ...
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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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How to offset/displace overlapping lines in a web map?

I have a dataset of points representing a To/From status - something like distribution centres and delivery addresses. When the user clicks on a point I'd like to show the relationships between this ...
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How to integrate Google Drive with web mapping capabilities?

I use a shared Google Drive spreadsheet to coordinate a large GIS mapping project. The work involves processing thousands of DOQQ images. Essentially, work is divided into study areas and then ...
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ESRI Javascript API: setting feature layer selection symbol

This seems like it should be a relatively simple thing to do, but for whatever reason I can't figure it out. I'm trying to add functionality to select a group of parcels as laid out in this example, ...
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Geomedia WebMap WFS to vector marker layer in Openlayers

Looking for minimal example/advice on getting a WFS service to show up as a vector layer with markers/icons in Openlayers map. I have created the WFS service in Geomedia WebMap 6.01.11.19 and the ...
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How to label GeoJSON polygons from properties using openlayer 3?

I have a working script to show GeoJSON feature and style them by properties/attributes. But when I tried label the feature browser said 'feature is not defined'. Can anyone help with a working label ...
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How to view ArcGIS Online-created web mapping application on my device?

I have an ESRI Organizational account and an iphone 4s (iOS 7.1.1). On my phone using the ArcGIS app, I am able to see all maps created in My Groups, but I cannot see a single web mapping ...
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How to Start Web Mapping?

I want to start working on a web map at work to map some of our statistics by city. I have an idea, but I'm not exactly sure where to start. Are there any definitive resources that provide step ...
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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 ...
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Help getting started in Web Mapping [duplicate]

Can you guys point me in the right direction please? I am looking for a way to create and share interactive maps. Are there any reading or practical materials that you can suggest for this? Here are ...
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How to use OpenLayers Geolocate with the OpenGeo Suite Client SDK?

I’d like to have GPS functionality added to my OpenGeo Suite Client SDK application. From what I understand it should be possible to use the Geolocate control from OpenLayers. Preferably there ...
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Error code 500, error performing execute operation from Print task of ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I'm trying to use print task to generate a PNG or PDF file of my web map but i always get an Error code 500, error performing execute operation. Any Ideas? I'm using ArcGIS API for JavaScript ...
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How to get Scale Bar, WebMap with GeoExt

I tried to make a WebMap with GeoExt and everything is working, but I don't see a scalebar. var mapPanel, tree; Ext.application({ name: 'test', launch: function() { ...
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Internet mapping UX design strategy: Separate desktop and mobile sites, or one site fits all?

I searched GIS.SE for "Desktop vs. Mobile" and didn't get anything helpful, so I guess I'll be the one to ask. Question: With respect to Internet mapping applications, is it better to have separate ...
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Looking for a Table of Contents sample for the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API

Where can I find an example of a Table of Contents control to plug into the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API 2.3? Ideally it should support feature/dynamic/tiled layers; show symbology; and allow grouped ...
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Looking for a FREE Cloud based 'Web Mapping Stack' Host

Any pointers to free cloud-based geoweb hosts? Use case: To display a basic interactive web map in Leaflet/ OpenLayers with data hosted in PostGIS served by GeoServer. I am looking at something very ...
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How to develop a PHP GIS Applicationfor land parcel search?

I know this question has been asked numerous times but not from this angle. I am proficient in PHP and PHP Frameworks, my interest is now on GIS with the sole intent of creating a map solution where ...
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How to generate thumbnails from shape file and display them on my website?

I tried to generate thumbnails from shape file and display them on my website(using jsp).I had been read this and this question .Very similarity questions ,but I know nothing about python... Is ...
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scenarios to make multiple data maps comparisons?

I'm using Leaflet (and several of its plugins) to make a custom SOLAP solution and i want to offer to the user, the possibility to make data analysis and comparison between multiple maps, my question: ...
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How to get multiple dynamic custom markers on map using MapBox in MySQL and PHP?

Can anyone help me to get multiple custom markers on mapbox using lat/long from the database MySQL. I want to use 2 types of markers on the map, for which I have two separate table of lat/longs in the ...
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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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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 ...
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Technical requirements for installing Geoserver and having a web mapping platform

I have taken up a new job, and I need to undertake some web mapping sing Geoserver. I have no idea the hardware required to install Geoserver and do web mapping. I know there is a server involved, is ...
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Open popup link in same window

I'm using a webmap on my page. The webmap contains layers with popups. These popups contain a link with url GET parameters (ex: www.example.com?id=123) Is there a way to force the link to open in the ...
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Custom ordering/z-index of icons in Leaflet layer

I have a single layer (points) with a bunch of markers. Each point has an attribute that is regularly updated. I understand by Leaflet sorts the layers such that those lower in latitude are on top for ...
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Alternatives to ArcGIS Online?

I am considering purchasing ArcGIS Online for a group of users who currently use about 5% of ArcGIS capabilities (ArcMap, simple map creation and information display) about 80% of the time. Primary ...
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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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Data Interoperability Conversion WFS Layer, Duplicate .XSI_NIL Field?

When I use the data interoperability extension to retrieve a WFS dataset I have duplicate fields added with ".xsi_nil" added to the end of the field. However, if I use the WFS to Feature Class tool I ...
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Help for Creating Web map application

I would like to create a web application with map and I am wondering which platform to use. I don't have enough budgets to build my own GIS server infrastructure. As a base map I am going to use ...