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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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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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Instructor led Web mapping development courses?

Hey guys 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 ...
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How to view LiDAR data from a 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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CSS Spritesheets and picture marker symbols in the AGS Javascript API

I'm working on improving the load performance of a large ArcGIS Javascript application, and one area where we can have trouble is that there is a visible delay between putting a graphic with a ...
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Web Mapping Services from Europe besides OSM

Wondering if there are any other Web Mapping Services based in Europe or even Asia? Fed up with the Bings and Googles and even OSMs of the WMS world. This is 2012 not 2002, shouldn't we have a much ...
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What's the Semantic Web got to do with GIS?

A few years ago there was a lot of discussion about the Semantic Web. Are any of the concepts underlying the Semantic Web coming into fruition with respect to GIS? Or is it just another hippie ...
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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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Web Map data display/filter/query

I have been learning as much web mapping as possible lately. I really enjoy it, as it seems what you need to know to keep up with the geospatial field. I do have a question that is probably easy for ...
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Differences in costs of open-source hosted GIS software?

I recently saw a listing of the available GIS products at thegismarketplace.com, which led to a couple of questions. What is the difference between a paid version of GeoServer or MapServer and the ...
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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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How to get the best accuracy of coordinates for web GIS- application?

I would like to get advice from you about one thing. I would like to develop my own web GIS application. It would be about some sport places in my hometown; it would be good practice for my education ...
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Should Identify Tool be used in a Web application?

I was told having a Identify Tool is a bad practice in most web applications. Can anyone explain why or point me to a resource that explains why having a Identify Tool is considered bad design in a ...
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let user add his location on interactive map

I would like to know if it is possible to create an interactive map where the user will be allowed to add their own location to the map (I would use OSM as the basemap) and then calculate the distance ...
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Web map graphics and performance optimization

With a web map (in this case, Bing Ajax API v7), what's more important for performance - the number of individual map shapes/graphics drawn on the map, or the total number of vertices drawn on the ...
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Why all WFS and WPS are CGI based?

Even though we have a lot of web technologies now, why are all WFS and WPS still cgi based? PHP allows tp read from postgres or other db's and HTML5Canvas or SVG can render the maps on the web. ...
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Flood records/database in Europe

Anyone knows where I can find a complete* database with the historic flood occurrence in Europe, at least since the 70's ? I am looking for some information on the date, number of floods*, amount ...
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json to shapefile in javascript

I know, there are some libraries to convert .shp to .json even with javascript, but haven't found a way to convert .json back into .shp that could be implemented in web enviroment. Do you know or ...
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Solution for web mapping

I have already built a desktop application for the management of archaeological settlements. Currently the data are stored in shapefiles (spatial data) and MYSQL (descriptive information). The ...
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Automate database conversion from NAD83 to Web Mercator

A NAD83 database is updated daily while a Web Mercator clone is only update when time is available. Looking to automate this process of Copying Layers Projecting them to Web Mercator Placing in ...
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Adobe Illustrator to Interactive Web Map. Need the basic requirements and steps

I have a set of city maps designed and customized in Adobe Illustrator with me. This is the first time I'm involving a GIS project. I need to develop an API & GIS supported interactive Web Map ...
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Buildings missing texture in 3d web scene exported from ArcScene

A random sampling of buildings are missing textures. The models were made in Sketchup 8 and exported to COLLADA, then dropped in ArcScene. All of the textures are .jpg files. The models look fine in ...
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Cloudmade Web Maps API Geocoding Issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cloudmade Web Maps API Marker Clustering problem I'm at Geocoding in Cloudmade Web Maps API. I've the code below. Whenever I try to access the page, content of elements ...
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web service to find the shortest path

if you have any idea that can help me I would be grateful :):) So i should create a web service wich will communicate with my android application .in my android app the client choose two point start ...
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How to debug third party JavaScript libraries such as openlayers?

I am able to work with web development tools like firebug and dev tools and solve bugs in my javascript files. But when it comes to bugs that produce errors such as "typeError: e is null" which ...
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Web service to see postgis polygons

Is there any website or web service where I throw a polygon postgis and he show me on the map this polygon. Example: I put this POLYGON((0 0, 1 0, 1 1, 0 1, 0 0)) and the service show me the ...
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Display Shapefile on website (Java or PHP)

i have to write an application where similar to Google Maps where i have to display a shapefile in a web application. My available technologies are Java (frontend framework: Apache Wicket) or PHP. It ...
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Is it possible to add a gvSIG document on Html?And if yes, how?

I have completed a project in gvSIG and now I would like to be able to open it from my webpage, like a hyperlink or path or something.Can I really do that somehow? And if yes, could you please explain ...
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GetFeatureInfo on ArcGIS Web Service

I am attempting to call do a GetFeatureInfo request on it a counties layer which is stored withing ArcSDE and hosted via ArcGIS Server 10. The request looks like WMS GetFeatureInfo Request The ...
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What do I need to create web based GIS application to show GTFS data

I need to create several GIS based application and embed them on a web page for professional development. I need a cost effective solution and don't have big budget. Any help in right direction and to ...
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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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Show raster data in WEB

I have downloaded Landsat8 image and use matlab to processing temperature and vegetation. Then I insert data into PostGIS. I used QGIS to display the results but i want show in web. How to display the ...
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generic “There is a problem with your connection” error in CartoDB

I changed the cartoCSS for a visualization, but in a pretty straightforward way (fyi: changed some numerical cutoffs to other numbers, did not touch anything else). I am getting a "There is a problem ...
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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 ...
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layers in opentripplanner webapp

I am customizing the opentripplanner webapp according to my needs. it has 5 different base layers. but in code (in map.js and OpenLayersUtils) i can't find where it adds these layers to map.
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web gis application with geotools?

I need to create a new gis application with OpenLayers and PostGIS. I think that Geotools is a good choice for the Layer between these two. I thought about embedding geotools in a web application ...
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Web site for plan upload and measure

I've got plans of my house and a warehouse on paper. I would like to scan them in JPEG, import them on my PC and measure them. I'm looking for a website where I can upload those tiff, jpeg or pdf ...
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Finding the correct Web Server Base Folder URL - ArcGIS Viewer for Flex

When getting started with ArcGIS Viewer for Flex I enter the following details; Web Server Base Folder: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\flexviewers Web Server Base Folder URL: my machine name followed by the ...
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History of the web map tile

I'm looking for a brief history of a 256x256 web map tile, in particular who used it first (came up with the idea) and who popularized it. Thanks!
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How to connect QGIS to an online database on Mac OS X? [closed]

I'm a real beginner/dummy when it comes to QGIS and online databases. I have tried a variety of things trying to connect to Spatialite, PostGIS and MySQL but all attempts have failed due to my lack of ...
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Cloudmade Web Maps API Marker Clustering problem

I've just started learning Cloudmade Web Maps API. I'm at marker clustering, and I'm facing a strange problem; whenever I try accessing the page below, content of elements must consist of well-formed ...
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Is there a widget/service to put a marker and send data?

I need to ask people where they want to go in the city, and as a response I need either geocoded location, or a marker on a map. Although everyone knows his home address, not everyone knows the ...
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How can I include a map viewer into my web server from my ArcGIS Server? [closed]

I have a web server, what contains my website. I would like to put a map viewer into my site, what would connected to my ArcGIS Server. How can I do this in the easiest way? The ArcGIS Server and my ...
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pgRouting with my bus network and select the best of the available routes? [duplicate]

so here's the case: I have been using postgresql/postgis, openlayers and pgrouting to create an online application that selects and visualizes the best of the availabble routes. My problem is though: ...
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Web GIS attribute editing forms - open source

I would like to create input masks similar to QGIS "data input masks" on web GIS. I could program this forms by hand in PHP and show form "on click". I was wondering if there is something existing ...
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Openlayers Vector Feature label not Visible in IE 8 but visible in Google Chrome…?

I have created a WEB MAP using Openlayers-Geoserver-Postgis.... The Label of one of the Vector feature layer is not visible in Internet Explorer 8(IE 8) ,but clearly visible in Google Chrome ...
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Downloading GIS layers from India-WRIS (Water Resources Information System of India)? [closed]

How do you download GIS layers from the India-WRIS (Water Resources Information System of India) web GIS application?