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Is there any Google Maps-like zoomable world map, but with an equal-area projection?

Whenever I look at Google Maps at a global or polar area, the projection hurts. Is there any web service with a zoomable world map, that uses an equal-area projection — preferably pseudorectangular ...
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Instructor led Web mapping development courses? [on hold]

I have been messing around with programing for a while now and have gotten proficient with Python and have some interest in HTML 5 and Javascript. I have recently received a request for an IRD ...
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What GIS software is used by web maps sites (Google, Bing Maps, etc)?

We all have seen beatiful (imo) maps produced by Google and Microsoft. There are many others; some of them are of global use (such as MapQuest, TomTom or HERE), and some are just of country scale. I ...
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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 ...
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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 configure a search button in leaflet map [on hold]

I have created a web-map based on leaflet with support of QGIS and qgis2leaf. I have a table with: name, surname, city, job, but I don't understand how to configure the search button. I want to ...
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How to rotate an embedded web map (on pc)?

I was looking through a couple of maps I made, the maps were created by serving VectorTiles through TileStache and using Leaflet and Tangram (on respective pages) to render them. One of the reasons I ...
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Centering Leaflet Map on Website [on hold]

Should be really simple but I just can't seem to get it to work. How do I get my map to display in the center of the webpage? I put tags around the div id line and that works but it also centers the ...
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Map Server: how can i do it? [duplicate]

I'm developing an Internet Map Server. Can anybody tell me some references for makeing this task? How should i render vector data? and so on.
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Getting started with GeoJSON using Python [closed]

I am a GIS analyst who knows ArcGIS and Python pretty well and have used QGIS. I am attempting to learn about GeoJSON and web-mapping. I am looking for suggestions on tutorials explaining GeoJSON, and ...
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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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What worldwide raster basemaps does MapBox provide, and how much do they cost to use?

There are a number of MapBox basemaps that show up on various websites (MapBox Streets, MapBox Outdoors), but weirdly, I can't find a list of them anywhere. I have in the past seen a big list of ...
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How do Wikipedia maps add a coordinate point to a base map?

On wikipedia pages for localities, there is often a map on the right side of the page in the introduction, and the map is tagged with the point of the locality. For example, see below: ...
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Symbols not Rendering if more than 100 records

I have a link in the infowindow that displays all sale records in a particular area. The link work fine if there are less than 100 records. If there are more than 100 records then nothing happens ...
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Is disabling CORS on map tiles service security risk?

I would like to know what security issues or security risk would prevent disabling Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on map tiles service. Most of public tiles services, such OSM, Google, Bing or ...
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Creating an OpenLayers map in Node.js View

I'm new to node.js and am attempting to put a simple OpenLayers map on a page. However, the map is not showing up. Code: app.js var express = require('express'); var app = express(); ...
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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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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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Can ArcGIS Online overlay raster data?

I'm starting to explore ArcGIS Online as my first introduction to web mapping (perhaps not the best choice of cloud services but thought I'd give it a shot). I was intrigued by their discussion of ...
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recommended hostings or web spaces for GIS functionality [closed]

I just want to develop a web site which will have a Map and a few layers, including some extra GIS functionality, based on OpenLayers (javascript). I only know about Amazon EC2 as a candidate for ...
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How to return output of WMS/GetMap (Geoserver) request through an API call?

I am working on a web mapping application which is build on Leaflet and Angular JSP libraries and relies on ArcGIS Map Services. We get token from ArcGIS's gettoken API through a WebAPI and that token ...
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Resources for digitizing in webmap and export? [closed]

Its possible with Google Map API to draw geometries and points. And exporting as well I assume. Is there other alternatives, probably based on Java that can do the same job? I've been researching on ...
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Google Maps directions link doesnt work properly in the Explorer for ArcGIS mobile app?

I have an AGOL web map for finding beach accesses in Florida. Within my pop-up I have a Google maps link to get directions to the current access. Everything works fine on desktop, but the directions ...
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Text + Chart inside pop up window in Javascript

A similar question had been posted in this thread : Chart inside pop up window in Javascript I'm trying to do the same, but i would like to add others things in the popup (like text, feature ...
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Using Mapbox with GeoServer or similar?

I am doing some research and trying to understand how Mapbox compares to GeoServer (or any GIS server software), and whether or not they are used together or if using one precludes using the other. ...
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Choosing web/mobile mapping API? [closed]

We are building a spatial application targeted to laypeople which will involve viewing and editing vector geodata (currently just points, but linestrings and polygons in the future) with a raster ...
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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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Leaflet change color dynamically

I am new with leaflet and I need help to change the color of a polygon on a choropleth map dynamically. In my website I have an slider, and depending on the position of the handle, the colors of the ...
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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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QGIS Desktop 2.12.3 WebApp Builder

I want to use the WebApp Builder in QGIS 2.12.3 But I can not find the QGIS Web App Builder in my QGIS version 2.12.3 Like this one: ...
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Completely Brand New to GIS - Help picking technology from the pros [duplicate]

I'm new to GIS and need to learn for an internship. I've been reading a lot and now need help picking technologies to use... particularly the map serving tech. Project Requirements - Free Web ...
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Using pgsql2shp in server code with PostGIS installed on Amazon RDS instance

I've created a web application using the Meteor web framework, GeoServer and PostGIS. I've deployed my app on Amazon Web Services with the Meteor app and GeoServer running as 2 separate tasks on 1 EC2 ...
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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? ...
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Adding vector layer over WMS using OpenLayers?

I am trying to add vector layer to my map from a GeoJSON file stored in the same directory as my maps index.html. However It wont work. Is there something wrong with my syntax? My code: ...
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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 get OpenLayers map object in HTML form?

There is a form to within a web page, map of OpenLayers is displayed in the form. I look at the source code of Html, and further a hierarchical state in the form. My goal is to get the Polygon at the ...
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Creating my own slippy map from GeoTIFF images

I have a Linux server, about 16 Gb of aerial photography files in GeoTIFF format and orders to set up a slippy map web application. This doesn't need to display anything from other data sources at the ...
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Trouble getting leaflet-label plugin to work on geojson file

I cannot figure out how to get labels on my featureLayers to show in my LeafLet map for a mapbox featureLayer using the leaflet-label plugin. I thought all i needed to do was add .bindLabel('Look ...
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Map stack preferences [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comparison of JavaScript mapping libraries? I've spent most of my GIS life doing analysis and 3D stuff and after skirting the edges of web-mapping for a while (using ...
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HTML file not loading for CartoDB.js using Leaflet

I am trying to create a web map that uses a layer hosted on CartoDB and a basemap created in Mapbox studio. Never mind adding the basemap to the L.map, I cannot get the cartoDB layer to draw at all. ...
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Change marker within leaflet map when loading data from geojson file

This section of code adds markers to my map (it works), how can I change the marker to a different icon when dealing with geojson? var cycleracks = $.getJSON('cycle-racks.geojson', function (geojson) ...
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How to Create Animated Cluster Markers in OpenLayers/Leaflet?

I want to use Leaflet due to the smooth transitions which Openlayers seems like they can't match. I specifically require the ability to cluster markers with custom styled marker groups. The best ...
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Openlayers Animation Examples and Algorithms

i wonder for a long time if people in this community uses openlayers for animation needs. we have know this that animating on browser is a little bit exhausting for it but when a map meets with ...
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How to improve cartographic visualization of overlapping polygons?

I need some advice about how to improve the visualization of cartographic information. User can select different species and the webmapping app shows its geographical distribution (polygonal degree ...
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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 are the requirements for building a Web Mapping and analysis Site? [closed]

I want to make a site like bhuvan in which it can provide different layers of information and also tools for performing GIS analysis I know three main requirements : client side scripting ...
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Which GIS map server software to use? [duplicate]

I want to build a small GIS web application, but i am really confused over which GIS map server to use. I am not sure whether to build my own map server or there are any online services which allow me ...
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Label background in SLD

Is there any possibility to construct SLD style which displays label with rectangular background? Background has to have sizes which automatically fit to sizes of text content. I would prefer not to ...
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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 ...
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Pseudo code to correct Geographic points for UTM Easting distortion on Web Mercator Projection

I have chosen to use a Web Mercator projection system for: Use of Tiling system for low memory usage Accessing only one site/area at a time Reuse of Google Tiles - for many sites In some cases I ...