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There are lots of tools for making web map applications but each is suited to a particular use case. The real question is what skills you have and what tools your users require. If you don't want to write/maintain any code and require a rich array of tools out of the box then you should checkout MangoMap. Here's an example of the type of maps that can be ...


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Just start playing! Get yourself a virtual server (Windows or Linux, whatever you're comfortable with), and install the OpenGeoSuite. I run a small production server with around 2 GB of ram and two processors and it works fine. As John Barca says, you can scale up to very big, with load balancing and separate, redundant database servers. But to start ...


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The only solutions currently available are hacky and may break in the future, if they decide to use something else than pos.y or refactor the code heavily. Here's another simple hacky solution which is easier to use and doesn't require updating the value every time zoom changes. It makes the zIndexOffset reflect the actual zIndex: ...


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I've been working on this myself. Through trial and error I figured out the following: @51.508506, -0.125532 -> location 3a -> zoom? 90y -> Field of View 72h -> Heading (measured from North) 90t -> Pitch data -> unknown Therefore from this street view you will get this: ...


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I have been making my own map app using my own picture maps. Our university shifted to a new campus and I am mapping out 7 storeys (indoor), with 5 levels of zoom, from hand-drawn maps. Leaflet is able to work with custom map tiles! I have followed this guide (omarriott.com/aux/leaflet-js-non-geographical-imagery ), just that I did some trial and error ...


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Also view Cartoview http://www.cartologic.com/cartoview, it is not an alternative to a GIS server platform, for simple GIS Data sharing you can utilize the tiles and feature service apps, the feature service app is compatible with ArcGIS Server REST API which will make your maps available in ArcGIS online



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