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

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What is the best public geoservice for getting data about buildings?

What is the best public geoservice for getting data about buildings, which is free? Or maybe it's better to ask "does exist such a public service?" I want to add some 3d polygons to my 3d plane, ...
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Failed to publish globe service on ArcGIS Server. Error 001369

I'm trying to publish a globe service on our ArcGIS Server and in ArcGlobe I get this error message "Failed to publish service." ---> Went to Results: [h=1]001369 : Failed to create the ...
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Show content of layers in web map application

How can I show the layers used in ArcMap 10.1 such as .csv files, in published web map application? When I publish the map it says: No layers found to display
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Best way for rendering geotools in web service [closed]

I'm using geotools in my web service project. I always thought geotools is somehow compatible with openlayers, but now when it actually came to implementing this functionality, i can't find even one ...
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Is it possible to install OpenGeo within Amazon Web Services - Free Tier?

I like to ask if it is possible to install OpenGeo within an instance of the Amazon Web Services - Free Tier.
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Problem with extent of mapserver wms/layer

I use mapserver with MS SERVER 2008. The problem with the correctly computing layer extend of Map server. If map file like this MAP NAME "test map" IMAGETYPE GIF EXTENT ...
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Web service to see postgis polygons

Is there any website or web service where I throw a polygon postgis and he show me on the map this polygon. Example: I put this POLYGON((0 0, 1 0, 1 1, 0 1, 0 0)) and the service show me the ...
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GeoDjango - How to secure tile map services?

I use geodjango to create and serve tiles that I usually display into OpenLayers as openLayers.Layer.TMS I am worried that anybody could grab the tms URL and plug it into their own map without asking ...
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Hiding Rest Service Url in Javascript

While users using my application, they can view resource from browser and see my arcgis rest service URLs. So If I use token based security, security token can view. Can I hide this from users?
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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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converting UTM - Decimal Degrees with javaScript or using a web service

I am creating a wildlife survey form that has a field where users enter location. Users will be able to enter location using a map (i.e. draggable pushpin) or by manually entering lat/lng. My clients ...
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GetFeatureInfo on ArcGIS Web Service

I am attempting to call do a GetFeatureInfo request on it a counties layer which is stored withing ArcSDE and hosted via ArcGIS Server 10. The request looks like WMS GetFeatureInfo Request The ...
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How to identify parameters sent from ArcMap to geoprocessing service on ArcGIS Server?

I have a question regarding the use of ESRI geoprocessing services and maybe some of you can give me a hint for the following "problem"... I have set up a geoprocessing service which should solve a ...
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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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ArcGIS for Server or its alternative?

I am trying to develop a GIS web application. I am using ArcGIS for desktop as the database. I need to use existing ArcGIS Restful services but also need to publish some new services. I think that ...
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Call Vehicle Routing Problem Service via REST - Problem with “time” attributes?

I am trying to get a Vehicle Routing Problem to work as a geoprocessing service on one of our servers. If I call the geoprocessing service via REST url and submit depots, orders and routes WITHOUT ...
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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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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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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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Web Feature Service Question

If I set up a Web Feature Service that provides point (location) data, can my WFS also provide a bunch of additional data for events that occurred at those points? Is there a better way to do that? ...
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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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Is there a service that would return me all streets in a city (ZIP)?

I am looking for a service that you know of, that would return me all streets in a city (ZIP) for the purpose of building a drop-down (or auto-complete) address entry field.
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OWSLib and Python 3

Trying to install OWSlib-master (and 0.7.1) from https://github.com/geopython/OWSLib yields problems that ultimately seem to be related to python3 >c:\Python32\python.exe setup.py install running ...
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The underlying connection was closed: The connection was closed unexpectedly, WCF and ESRI Objects

I am getting this error when using ESRI objects like Geometry, Envelope etc in a WCF service. I have a class that some properties (string, int, double) but when I add ESRI type as part of this class, ...
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Creating geodata service from version other than DEFAULT in ArcGIS for Server?

This is with ArcGIS for Server and Desktop 10.1 I want to host a geodata service, but I don't want it to be from the DEFAULT version. I want it to be from an alternate version, that I can check the ...
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Creating interface for Editing ArcSDE Layers in web service online?

The initial idea is to make a multiuser web service for editing versions of an ArcSDE geodatabase online (each version for each user. Is it possible to acces through a password and user name?). Can I ...
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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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Convert a UK postal code to a city name?

Is there any service to convert a UK postal code to a city name? Does one postal code always map to one city, or to more than one? Is there a free web service to do this conversion for me?
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Looking for web service to get State, County, and Place FIPS codes from an address

I have been searching for a few days to find a web service that will provide the State, County, and Place FIPS codes from an address input. Most of the services I've found only provide a State, County,...
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Libraries to render vector-based maps in the browser

Is there a open source JavaScript library like Leaflet or OpenLayers which can be used in a web or mobile application and loads vector-based maps instead of images? I only need the road information ...
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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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Why 'Transparent' parameter in OpenLayers is a server side property?

There are four parameters for WMS Layers: Name, URL, Server Side Params, OpenLayers Options. Transparent Parameter comes under Server Side Params. Does it mean that transparent images are pre-cached ...
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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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GeoServer transform POST request to GET?

I have the following geoprocessing POST request: <wps:Execute xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/wps/1.0.0" xmlns:wfs="http://www.opengis.net/wfs" ...
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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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What are the requirements for building a Web Mapping and analysis Site? [closed]

I want to make a site like bhuvan in which it can provide different layers of information and also tools for performing GIS analysis I know three main requirements : client side scripting (...
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Updates to ArcSDE via Oracle trigger

Is it possible and/or feasible for an Oracle trigger to periodically update ArcSDE via a REST geoprocessing service? Does anyone have any experience with such a thing? The reason for this is that I ...
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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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Web based spatial data editor

Is possible to set up web access to GIS data such that a user could login and see the collected data and be allowed to suggest/draw changes but not be able to edit the data files? My idea is that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does the USDA SSURGO database have a web-based API that I can query?

Based on a previous question, Can I download the entire NRCS SSURGO database?, it appears that it is difficult to import the entire USDA SSURGO database. The Web Soil Survey provides the ability to ...