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Questions tagged [web-service]

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

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I have n points, how do I find the closest one from a point p by road?

I'm currently working on a map with stores and clients. I want to find the closest store by road from a given client, with the aim of simulating the creation of a new store. Requirements: ...
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Openlayers which format best for serving lat lon markers from webservice?

I have a webservice which get GPS data (lat/lon) from android phone every 30 sec. The webservice (currently) write the data to local log file (any format I decide). which format/way will be best to ...
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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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Webservices for GPS (Upload on DB and display it)

i'm doing an application where my users would be able to upload their gps tracks. My idea is to put their tracks on mysql database and display it on appropriate map. Question:How can i do that? My ...
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How to create a web app that will display data in unique urls for the end-user?

Can anyone provide insight on how a novice can construct a fairly rudimentary web app? I would like to send out unique URLs that contain my finished maps instead of exporting them into PDFs and ...
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Optimize ArcServer Service Drawing Speed

I am managing an ArcGIS service that is used by Geocortex Essentials as a web map app for some users. The feedback I have got so far is that it doesn't refresh fast enough. I'm looking for some ...
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Help getting my flex service publicly accessible

My organization is trying to get our web maps up and running. I have created a simple web map service on our in house ArcGIS server, using the Arcgis flexviewer that is visible locally, works great, ...
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Can you use ArcObjects in an MVC service at v10.1

I'm slighlty confused with the changes at 10.1 and understand this version no longer supports DCOM or remote arcobjects. Can you use ArcObjects in a webservice (in my case a .NET MVC 4 service) that ...
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Examples of web based Overweight/Oversize load permit routing on County Roads

Does anyone know of any US counties that have set up a web based overweight/oversize load permit routing system, preferably one that leverages GIS? I know many state DOT's are doing this, but I don't ...
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Is it possible publishing a Python Add-in in a web service?

I'm trying to make a multiuser web service for editing an ArcSDE geodatabase. I wanted to know if I can to add my python add-in in Arcgis Server? And if the answer is yes, how can I publish it?
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Data safety in ArcGIS Server network

I want to know about the safety of data shared in an ArcGIS server network. Can someone hack into the network and steal the data? Suppose we create an ArcGIS web service and put up an application, can ...
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Populating Dropdown based on Geoserver service

I am new to web programming here. I have a table which has multiple columns including: Restaurant Name,Restaurant Id, Lat, Lon, City, District, Country. My requirement is to build a web client using ...
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ArcGIS Server Search Service and mapped client drives

With ArcGIS Server (10.1), is it possible to register a folder to the Search Service for indexing using one path, and serve it to users with another? how? For example the server sees \\geodata-server\...
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Error while publishing a mxd as service uing python

I have created an Excel file with Lat/lon values. I added this data tas a layer in the ArcMap. And I "used Display XY data" otion available on right click. I selected the GCS_WCS_1984 co-ordinate ...
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Add Doppler RADAR as a Layer in ArcMap

I am hoping for an answer here even though it's a long shot. My goal is to add a raster service into ArcMap that shows the Doppler RADAR information that is shown at the Weather Office website. I am ...
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Are there any Geospatial OData Feeds?

I see that OData V3 has support for geospatial types. Has anyone published a feed that uses the new geospatial data types?
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Is it possible to install GeoServer on a web server?

Is it possible to install and use GeoServer with PostgreSQL on a website which is hosted by a web server provider? I am using a web server for my website. I want to add mapping feature on my website. ...
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How can i create a webservice the shortest route between two POIs?

I would like to create a prototype of a webservice that can calculate the shortest route between two POIs. How can I do that ? (I don't have any knowledge about the back-end of GIS and webmapping. So ...
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Separation of Land - Body waters

Let me start by saying that I am not a GIS expert nor a cartographer , and my knowledge of GIS is limited to the quasi-null professional training I had as an architect. My question here was ...
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Concurrent users using a DLL to access ArcObjects?

So currently I have some ASP.net code where users are updated GIS through a DLL file that uses ArcObjects to talk to the MapService and layer. My question is, will there be concurrent user issues? ...
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WMS WMTS TMS Server Stress Tool

Someone knows about a tool that test the cpu usage, memory, IO Read/Write with MapProxy or a WMS, WMTS, TMS Server? Like a 'Web Stress tool' that test Server with concurrent clients request and ...
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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). ...
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Using ESRI geoprocessing services from a non-ESRI client (Python)?

I'm thinking it should be possible to consume an ESRI Geoprocessing service from a python script without invoking ArcPy or needing an ESRI installation on the client machine. For example I create a ...
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Communication Between Browser and QGIS Server/QGIS API

Suppose I have QGIS server up and running with some vector data. Now a user accesses this data from a webpage. Would it be possible in some ways for the user to send a request to the QGIS Server and ...
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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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WCS row based security ?

I have an application where each user has individually generated geotiff files. Since the users pay for the generated geotiff, I have to make sure that the users can only see their own geotiff and not ...
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Is there a web service from ArcGIS that allows updating versioned SDE with ArcPad AXF data?

Here is my situation, currently we have a number of employees updating a copy of a checked out axf database using ArcPad on mobile devices. Our current process is very time consuming since it ...
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Seeking commercial web service for LIDAR/DSM data in USA

I apologize for not knowing all the proper terminology to ask this question. I am seeking a commercial service for providing pay-per-use high resolution elevation data in North America. It must come ...
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How can I host a map service that uses an online basemap as well as my own dynamic layers?

I have a flex web application with an ArcGIS Server backend that I want to start using an online basemap for. The application includes a printing capability that prints a layout from an arcGIS map ...
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GPS Monitoring of navy traffic and areo traffic

Some time ago I've seen two web application that monitoring in real time navy traffic and aero traffic. I haven't found it googling, can someone help me.
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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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Any Open source implementation just like ArcGIS Desktop Identity function? [closed]

I tried to identity thousands of points with millions polygon. ArcInfo work well but i have to get the result from Web Services.So i tried to implement the algorithm(Point in polygon) by myself,it ...
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Web-based user editable routing application

I am totally new to web-based GIS (and open source GIS) and am now working on a web-based travel planner using Postgis and Pgrouting with multicriteria costs. I want the end users (the traveler) to be ...
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How to Turn Standard Web Server into GIS Capable?

I have been pointed to help our IT dept to embeded GIS ability in our custom ERP system. The server that host the system has the following standard settings : Apache, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript. The ...
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UK Building co-ordinates web service

Within the UK, do any commercial web services offer building level geocoding to a coordinate? If so what level of accuracy is available?
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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.
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Good place to get Country, State, City, and Zipcode information?

I'd like to populate a database with common location information. I'm not entirely certain that addresses across the globe have similar or even the same entities as the Country, State, City, and ...
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apache vs lighttpd vs nginX as OpenLayers / GIS Server

How is using one of the above technologies to host an Openlayers-based GIS application? My investigation with apache and lighttpd showed that apache is not the best for heavy load environments. In ...
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Determine web service endpoints of an existing web application

I am new to the world of GIS web services, but am wondering if there is a way to determine the web service endpoints that an existing web application embedded on a web page (silverlight) is using? ...
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Comparison of WMS and WFS services

I am writing my thesis about WMS and WFS services. I would like to compare these two services. Can you suggest factors on which I can do this comparison? (In my mind I have: functionality, fastest ...
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Get Cell Value Webservice for ArcGIS Raster (LiDAR) without using ArcGIS

I want to expose the getCellValue function on Lidar Data, as a web service. But I don't have access to ArcGIS (server or desktop). What options do I have to fetch cell value, given lat lon, from a ...
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Map service appears in the web REST view but not in ArcMap?

I have an ArcSDE server serving some poly layers through a map service running on ArcGIS Server 10.0. The service appears to be working--I can navigate to it just fine in the REST view and I can see ...
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Online Routing Service (non-Google)

im currently blueprinting something i wanna develop. Thinking about the stuff that would be needed, i figured out that i would need to have a pgRouting/postGis Database somewhere. The program i wanna ...
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Is there a map of map services somewhere?

I'd like to provide a map based search of map services in a web app. Ideally, I'd like a web service that displays markers at different zoom levels: local, municipal, county, regional, state or ...
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RESTful Web Services for Geometry Operations

I'm trying to get an idea what web services exist for doing geometry operations. I know that Esri's GeometryService supports several operations, but does anything else exist? I've started a very ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Looking for webservice for distances (road) between UK towns

I am thinking about writing a program to check some mileage claims (about 45'000 of them actually) made by British MPs recently. The data I have is quite course - the origin and destination of the ...
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With just a web browser we want our field staff to collaboratively make complex maps with secured private data--looking for options?

Simple Question With just a web browser we want our field staff to collaboratively make complex maps with secured private data. What are our options? Note: Please provide specific product examples ...
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How to speed-up Dynamic Map services?

I am working on a ESRI Flex based application that will display data from a Dynamic Map Service. It need to be Dynamic, since the end user should have the option to turn on & off layers. This is ...