Questions tagged [web-service]

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

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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 ...
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Are the Canadian National Topographic System (NTS) maps available freely online?

I'd really like a seamless service of the Canadian topo maps, similar to ArcGIS Online USA Topographic Maps, http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=4ee3622f0bfd41eea55ffa83aaf31a9f If there is no ...
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Standards for creating a RESTful Geocoding webservice

I am about to start defining a new API which will allow our clients to perform Geo Coding lookups. I would like to follow any standards there are out there. However looking at a few examples: The ...
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Has anyone successfully implemented a web service that sits on top of ArcSDE (SQL Server 2008)?

Here's the situation. We have planned point locations that lie within predefined polygonal project areas. Our IT department currently has these polygonal project areas in SQL Server 2008 as geography ...
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Statistics to shades in a world map

Is there any API or web service to create statistical world maps where the values are different shades of a colour? Something like http://www.visualizingeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/sachs-...
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Forest portals in the context of GIS and maps

Do you know any portals connected with forests and forestry in the context of GIS and maps? The best for me will be portals where the data is served via WMS, WFS or WCS services. The only portals i ...
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US National Grid (USNG) map service?

Anyone know of a map service (WMS, WFS, Esri, other) for the US National Grid?
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Case studies of Participatory Spatial Planning

I am wondering if you know any well implemented geoportals for Participatory Spatial Planning. I am looking for the one related to environmental protection or connected somehow with the topic (but of ...