A Web service is a method of communication between two electronic devices over a network.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
1answer
246 views

is there any free software to create a mapserver that can be installed directly in a subdomain without a server install?

i want to create a webmap page using my own shapefiles but all the mapserver softwares that i've seen need to be installed directly in the server. so, is there any software that allows me to create ...
3
votes
6answers
301 views

Source for high-res subscription imagery service

I'm developing a diagramming tool using aerial imagery as a reference layer. This tool should allow the user to zoom in quite close to a roadway or intersection. Unfortunately none of the public map ...
5
votes
6answers
438 views

Is anyone using JSONP in Web mapping applications to get around the browser same origin policy?

Javascript based Web mapping apps that use ajax requests to get data from a server are limited by the Same Origin Policy to only request the data from a server in the same domain (subdomain and port). ...
7
votes
4answers
246 views

Case studies of Participatory Spatial Planning

I am wondering if you know any well implemented geoportals for Participatory Spatial Planning. I am looking for the one related to environmental protection or connected somehow with the topic (but of ...
2
votes
1answer
172 views

Why i cannot see my globe service?

I want to explore it in ArcMap or in ArcExplorer but both cannot "see" it. For the other resources like map services everything is workikng well. I can add that the service is started and in a ...
7
votes
7answers
1k views

Examples of thematic mapping web services built with FOSS GIS

What are some current examples of web services serving thematic mapping based on free and open source software? The thematic mapping could be in the form of choropleth or point layers. It would be ...
4
votes
2answers
768 views

What are the key features of a web map?

In response to comments, I'll rephrase the question: We're building a web based mapping and data querying system. The data are at several different scales, and should be queryable at these scales. ...
8
votes
4answers
1k views

How would I create my own geocoding web service

I would like to write a geocoding web service for genealogy in Java. Because it is for genealogy, I don't need to go down to the street level. I only need to go down to the county. Looking at ...
8
votes
10answers
3k views

Web GIS Development Skill Sets [closed]

What technologies and skill sets should one who wants to do web GIS development study/acquire? One skill/technology per answer please.
5
votes
6answers
2k views

What are some web based clients for GeoServer?

There is a list of Web Clients for Geoserver on the Geoserver site (http://geoserver.org/display/GEOSDOC/Clients). Unfortunately, it is posted as no longer maintained. Does anyone have a current list ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

US National Grid (USNG) map service?

Anyone know of a map service (WMS, WFS, Esri, other) for the US National Grid?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Restart IIS Admin Service or Recycle Default App Pool?

A weekly maintenance process requires stopping ArcGIS Server and ArcSDE services. After restarting all the services, is it better to restart IIS Admin Service or recycle Default App Pool? I currently ...