I want to use leaflet's L.GeoJSON to load the GeoJSON from my URL. I have tested to use leaflet-ajax plugin and it worked.

The codes as follow:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://cdn.leafletjs.com/leaflet/v0.7.7/leaflet.css" />
<script src="http://cdn.leafletjs.com/leaflet/v0.7.7/leaflet.js"></script>
<script src="dist/leaflet-ajax/leaflet-ajax.min.js"></script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.2.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
  function onEachFeature_SG(feature, layer) {
      if (feature.properties && feature.PLN_AREA_N) {

  var geojsonLayer = new L.geoJson().addTo(map);
  var popup = new L.popup();

  dataType: "json",
  url: "mygeojsonurl",
  success: function(data) {
      $(data.features).each(function(key, data) {
          console.log(data.properties.PLN_AREA_N); //has data

              var centerLat = data.properties.cent_lat;
              var centerLon = data.properties.cent_lon;
              var centLatLon = new L.LatLng(centerLat, centerLon); //this is used to place the popup in the "mouseover" function

              if (data.properties && data.properties.popupContent) {

              layer.on('click', function (e) {

              layer.on('mouseover', function (e) {
              layer.on('mouseout', function (e) { console.log(e); layer.setStyle(default_style) });

}).error(function() {});

I want it to be simple by using Leaflet directly.

closed as unclear what you're asking by Devdatta Tengshe, Andre Silva, John Powell, Kersten, Evil Genius Feb 19 '16 at 12:41

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  • Do you load your js-code example with an extra file or did you just forgot the <script></script> tags? – wittich Feb 19 '16 at 7:45
  • Do you need to do this asynchronously (on click of a button) or only once at page load? – til_b Feb 19 '16 at 8:17
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    I'm having trouble understanding your question. Why do you not want to use leaflet-ajax ? What is going wrong with what you have tried? Where are you currently stuck? The question in its current state cannot be answered. – Devdatta Tengshe Feb 19 '16 at 9:10

Plain leaflet does not offer asynchronous loading from external resources.

If you really want to craft all this youself, you could use the plain XMLHTTPRequest http://www.w3schools.com/ajax/ajax_xmlhttprequest_send.asp object and craft all the functionality you need with it.

But I think it would be useless. Just include jquery and have all the functionality available. Or give specific reasons on why you do not want more librarys.

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