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Concerned with the process of creating and subsequently modifying and maintaining software and systems.

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How to add or select layer in QGIS plugin (like they do it in QgsProcessingAlgorithm)?

I want to have this add from the file or select layer in my plugin widget like: I think it can be done with some combination of QgsFileWidget and QgsMapLayerComboBox yet one just selects a file path ...
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Geonode custom development

There is not much information in the form of documentation on http://geonode.org/ development. I need to do some custom "App" development for geonode so that my users can have more functionality ...
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How to use Java for desktop GIS development on Linux system

I need to use Java language for desktop GIS development on Linux system. I need to perform read and write operations on FGDB databases, rasters, and vectors. First, I tried to use GDAL, but GDAL is ...
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Accessing features in a cluster group in point cluster symbology

I would like to get a dynamic stat value on attributes using point cluster symbology, like it is exposed in this topic QGIS 3.10 - Point cluster symbology sum attribute Unfortunately, the answer ...
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Creating geospatial app for both iOS and Android [closed]

Does anyone have any experience or solid foundation on how to build geospatial apps that can be utilized through app stores? Specially, I am searching for a way to present simple, publicly available ...
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Does anyone have a categorized Geographic coordinate system List?

We are making a custom desktop application which will project a selected GDB or shapefile to a selected coordinate system. This will be a custom app since most of the users will not have access to GIS ...
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WMTS : Convert geolocation (lat, long) to tile index, at a given zoom level?

I wanted to know how to get the indexes (x,y) of a WMTS tile for a given geolocation (latitude, longitude) and zoom level. For exemple, I have a POI located at (48.675, 2.7), I want to get the ...
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Seeking pretty icons for GIS development? [closed]

I am developing GIS software and I want to build a pretty GUI for it. Where can I found some pretty icons for my GUI? I mean for example, icons for adding a vector or raster. I mean icons like ...
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QGIS plugin: are project variables creatable and writable

I like to develop a plugin and made a github repository. Upfront: this is my first time and haven't got a clue yet. This is my target: This plugin is intended to be used in QGIS. QGIS has the ...
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Android application development by using OpenStreetMap [closed]

I have managed to install my own tile server for one country and we can see the map, it's working. The END Goal is, we will build a vehicle tracking software by using our tiles. Currently we are on ...
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App using latitude and longitude, should decimal degrees be separate a selection from metric?

I am coding a mobile app that displays coordinates in parts of the interface. We currently have an option to toggle between Imperial and Metric. But I am unsure if decimal degrees (vs D/M/S) should be ...
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Switching career from GIS Technician/Analyst to GIS Web Map Developer/Programmer?

I am a GIS Analyst at work that dabbles in python scripting in ArcGIS and the Google Maps JavaScript API V3. My professional goal is to either be in web mapping development or desktop/server GIS ...
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Compile and load QGIS3 plugin

Win7 x64, QGIS 3.4 installed through OSGeo4W with 'Advanced Install' Here's my workflow: Get the template directory from PluginBuilder3 Navigate to this folder in the OSGeo4W Shell Use call "...
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Splitting rectangles into a desired number of parts in QGIS

I'm working on a project using QGIS and there is a process that I'd like to try to automate. I'm working with the "rectangles,ovals digitizing tool" plug-in to make perfect rectangles. The next step ...
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WAB Developer Edition Header Controller widgets loading onscreen incorrectly

Has anyone ever had an issue with Web AppBuilder Developer Edition where the widgets in the header controller not loading in their proper location? Sometimes on initial startup of the browser the ...
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Some layers won't load when running application out of QGIS. "Item has already been added to this scene"?

I'm developing a basic application out of QGIS and am having trouble getting my code to generate all the layers I have set. Currently it only generates two of the four layers: "self.basemap_layer", ...
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Reading Point object under different environnement

The problem I create a GIS model which works fine on my dev environnement. When I push my app to my production environnement I get an GEOS_ERROR GEOS_ERROR: ParseException: Invalid HEX char. here is ...
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Setting border-style to 'no pen' using QgsGraduatedSymbolRendererV2

I am developing a QGIS plugin that, after a series of inputs, will produce a thematic map using the QgsGraduatedSymbolRendererV2. Because the polygon are very small, the boarders make it such that ...
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How to set a definition query for an AGS layer?

Is it possible to filter out some features using a definition query set from the client on a AGS layer? I've checked out the map server layer but it only supports find and identify. Also looked at ...
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Flat Map that can go thru North Pole

Is there any map SDK or tool that can show the navigation that passes through the north pole in a flat way? Basically If I use a Mercator projection map it is only flat and cannot show the north part ...
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Formal Training in Software Development [closed]

I am a GIS Programmer/Analyst in Vermont with formal training as an Environmental Scientist with GIS. I have found throughout my GIS career the need to learn programming skills. I currently work for ...
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How to register dll extension with EsriRegAsm.exe?

I am having some issues with registering a dll: run DOS as Administrator CD "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcGIS\bin\" (where the ESRIRegAsm.exe is) I attempt to register the dll as follows: ...
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Keeping dev scripts in sync with projects

How do you keep your development scripts in sync with your source code management (SCM) and your projects? For instance right now I have things like D:\code\reusable-stuff that goes to an SCM (e.g. ...
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Refreshing web appbuilder widget during development

I'm beginning to learn widget creating in Esri's Web Appbuilder for ArcGIS, but I'm having some problems getting the code to display when I make changes. Coming from a Visual Studio-based web/...
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QGIS Custom Qt Widgets on OSX

When I install QGIS on windows I get a bunch of custom widgets in Qt Designer On OSX I can't figure out how to get those same widgets to appear in Qt Designer. I have set my environment variables ...
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WiFi Positioning System (WPS) setup

I need to develop a shopping mall GIS. I have no idea to develop it. The shopping mall GIS should function like GPS (guides user to desire shops). Do I need to set up some GIS device at each corner of ...
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How to create custom items or commands for a context menu

I have read and searched the web for an answer, but nothing is working. so I need someone's help please. I have an extension that implements I command, I have the method OnContextMenu(x,y) which ...
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OpenLayers2 change feature's style

Working with OpenLayers 2.11, I'm desperately trying to change my feature style as the user selects it (fairly simple I agree!). Indeed, It seems easy but I can't see where It fails, perhaps someone ...
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How to add data from a Google map as layer in ArcMap using C#?

I want to use C# to write a tool: add data from google map as a layer in ArcMap. I am using ArcGIS 10.0. Can you help me?
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How to overlay country map on Google world map in OpenLayers?

I am creating one map. So I want to overlay country map on Google world map. I am trying with the OpenLayers.Layer.wfs() function, but I am not getting perfect solution. If anybody knows the solution ...
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How to develop C++ standalone QGIS C++ Application

I want to integrate QGIS in QT\C++ application. I try to write basic C++ application to render map and build it using MSVC 2010. class PostGisViewer: public QMainWindow { public: PostGisViewer(): ...
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Scaling postgresSQL database when searching polygons against points?

I am using our single server - CentOS 6.6 x64 16 CPU 24 GB SSD (PostgreSQL) 9.4.1 as our GIS database processing engine. This is part of the PostGIS software package installed on the server. I am ...
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Is there an equivalent of GeoDjango for Flask or other Python web frameworks?

I have experimented with GeoDjango, but I think nobody would be surprised if I said there's quite a steep learning curve. I prefer Flask, which I also know much more than Django anyway, but I couldn't ...
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How To Check if in Edit Session using Python [closed]

I am currently working on a tool that uses the updateCursor function but the tool needs to be in an edit session to use. However some who may use the tool may end up not being in an edit session ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add-In compile problem - Why are new edits to code igonred by ArcMap?

I've been compiling and debugging my Add-In (a toolbar with a few menus, custom commands, custom selection tool and a context shortcut menu) with no issues until suddenly the edits and changes I do in ...
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Why can't the breakpoint be "hit" when debugging an ArcGIS 10 Add-In?

Now and then I run into the following problem: I start debugging the Add-In and breakpoints are ignored. Almost seems like the communication between the IDE and the component is not working. My ...
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Can anyone point me to good development environment in Linux for client side search with Flex or JavaScript?

I want to create a client in MapFish, and/or opengeo, using OpenLayers, maybe Cartaro and would like to play in a development environment using Flex or JavaScript. I need to take my data, make it ...
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How to setup a debugger for QGIS Plugin development?

As the title of the question implies, I wish to know how to set up a QGIS Python Plugin Debugger so that I can develop plugins more efficiently. Any information regarding this would be much ...
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Where to Start: .Net(Xamarin) map viewer with cached map and overlay ability [closed]

I am new to the whole GIS topic. Two days ago, I was asked to develop a map viewer. I know that it should be a Xamarin Application it should display a local cached map (a vector map) I should be ...
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How to customize and add additional features in GeoNode [closed]

I need some advice on how to start customizing my GeoNode installation. I tried reading up on GeoNode documentations on how to do it but it always boils down to customizing or adding to the Django ...
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Working as a Python Development Project Team with ArcGIS?

We have a development project in Python (ArcGIS 10). This project involves a mixture of toolboxes, map templates, layer files, file geodatabase templates (acting as templates being imported into a ...
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Menu Bug in QGIS Plugin Development [closed]

I'm trying to teach myself to make my first QGIS plugin. I used the Plugin Builder to create the base python files, and the plugin seems to work fine when I press the toolbar icon. I'm now trying to ...
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Amending existing plugins to match Qgis 2.16+ fTools removal

Part-time development started about a year ago to create an add-on for Qgis. Many of this plugins capabilities are written with fTools commands. I am wondering if there is a recommended document to ...
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Run C++ standalone application in debug mode

I write simple C++ standalone application using QGIS. It works and render vector layers from PostgeSQL database. #define CORE_EXPORT __declspec(dllimport) #define GUI_EXPORT __declspec(dllimport) #...
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Why does the qgis LTR release date lag behind the current release?

This is just a simple curiosity but I haven't been able to find an answer. Qgis 2.14 will be the LTR, but when it was released it was posted as the current release with 2.8.7 still as the LTR. Will ...
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Leaflet drag scrolling on mobile [closed]

My leaflet map is between a navigation bar and a chart displayed underneath. Unfortunately after recently incorporating leaflet-1.0-beta-2 my responsive layout is not working out on mobile devices ...
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Writing a QGIS Processing Provider

Due to limitations in the processing script framework (for example, inability to specify an optional field) I'm thinking of writing a Provider. I found the example ExampleAlgorithmProvider but no ...
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ArcGis Runtime (.net) powered REST-services?

I am currently involved in a project where we need a few services for complex geometry processing. At the moment, some services has been implemented as Python GP-tools and deployed on an ArcGIS ...
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How to unit test ArcObjects with Mocking?

I'm a huge fan of unit testing, but still make use of a FGDB to grab features for running unit tests against when using the ArcObjects framework. Is anyone successfully using mocking against thinks ...
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ArcGIS Runtime or ArcObjects - which should I learn to become a GIS Developer? [closed]

I'm a GIS analyst hoping to upgrade to GIS Developer some day. I hope to make this switch for a few reasons: I think I can earn more money as a developer (generally true?). I'm tired of scrubbing ...