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Seeking open source GIS web server

If you use QGIS, you have at least two options to publish your maps without dealing with a server: install qgis2web-Plugin and generate web-maps with openlayers or leaflet: - you can upload the ...
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Is there any geocoding for better international support?

Finally I found the service best shoot my need, Here MAP API. They support mulitiple language and has good zh-hant/zh-hans matching; eventhough, they don't have compelete translate, but well matched, ...
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How to open REST/JSON service in QGIS?

The JSON returned from that URL does not look like it conforms to any standard format. Any system that could map from that URL would have to know it was an array, with an array of "weatherStations" ...
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Looking for free web service that calculates driving distance between two addresses

A slight update a few years down the line, since I'm looking for the same thing: The ESRI link above no longer works, but gives the option of proceeding to http://route.arcgis.com. Under the API ...
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Exposing (PostGIS) spatial operations as web services?

The response is obviously yes and there is probably a bunch of good solutions. Picking a favorite one with Geoserver, for example: create a sql function with "location point" as parameters witch ...
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Web Services that Converts Lat Lon to Zip Code

There are a few options: Latitude / Longitude to ZIP + 4, allows you to input the lat, long and receive a Zip code in return. You could also use this to input the values and run the search yourself ...
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How to bulk upload raster datasets to ArcGIS Online as separate discrete layers?

Add all your imagery to one Map Document. ( I have used Mosaic Datasets in this image - but there will be no difference in how your imagery acts in this process) Share your Map Document to your ...
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Problem getting map using XML file with gdal_translate

The error message is misleading when it gives a hint about using for ignoring the error. The essential information is in this message HTTP status code: 0, error: SSL certificate problem: self ...
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How to display shapefiles on an OpenLayers web mapping application that are provided by users as an input without making any changes in the database

shp2geojson.js can take a File object as url, so you could simply drag and drop zipped shapefiles onto the map from a network drive http://mikenunn.16mb.com/demo/shp.html <!DOCTYPE html> <...
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Add layer to GeoServer workspace which is not default

There is no way to configure the workspace on a per-layer basis, it will end up in the same workspace of the store it comes from. So, to change the workspace of a layer, you'll have to change the ...
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Creating Multiple Webmap Applications linked to the same data

Unless I am misunderstanding something, the situation shouldn't be that complicated. Create a number of web maps which all refer to the same datasets that are stored in ArcGIS Online. Give edit ...
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Is it possible to download map layer from map server and adding it to google map?

This will depend if the Service producer has enabled KML, but will be the easiest way to get a KML format of the service. From here, you can add the content to your google map with no problems. ...
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COUNTY WebService API lookup from valid street address

YAddress API gives you county name, county FP code and many other data fields for an address. Here is a sample response in JSON: Address Line 1: 506 4TH AVE APT 1 Address Line 2: ASBURY PARK, NJ ...
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Exposing (PostGIS) spatial operations as web services?

You might want to consider using GeoServer and the Web Processing Service (WPS) extension. This would allow the use of arbitrary workflows constructed from the existing processes (things like ...
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Slow performance of WMS server

You're going to need to profile your data sources and workspace as a whole. With QGIS Server, you usually prepare the workspace in QGIS. How long does a similar map frame take to render in the ...
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Self hosting vector tiles

I had good results following this tutorial on using tippecanoe to generate compressed protobuffer vector tiles. I just use Amazon S3 for hosting, but for your application a dedicated server running ...
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Adding ArcGIS Online vector tile service in Leaflet map?

I would suggest referencing Esri Leaflet in general for leaflet and Esri related code. In regards to the Esri Vector Tile Layer You can use this option and construct. Constructor: L.esri.Vector....
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Get notification if feature service fails?

You could write a Python script that periodically performs a simple query on ESRI REST API for these feature layers. This thread should be useful for performing the query on the API from Python. How ...
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Updating ArcGIS Online Hosted Table

I would try creating a service definition file, uploading it to ArcGIS Online and overwrite the service. With the ArcGIS API for Python, you can directly interact with items in ArcGIS Online. Example:...
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Custom print service for WebApp without AGOL Enterprise account?

I'm not really sure what you're comparing when you say set up a print service with some other server to use custom layouts for printing from a WebApp Or would the print service HAVE to run off of an ...
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Choosing GeoCoding service?

Posting a new answer here as this ranks highly on Google on the topic of Geocoder result licensing. Here's what I understand to be true for the non-enterprise version of Google Maps / Google Places: ...
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Is there an online tile-based elevation service?

MapZen has data on their website and AWS S3 that's great. THey have many formats. I like the Terrarium PNG format You have to decode the RGB Values using this formula. (red * 256 + green + blue / ...
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GeoDjango - How to secure tile map services?

You should consider using this http://www.django-rest-framework.org/api-guide/authentication/#tokenauthentication (and read that page for more ideas). By using the Django REST Framework's ...
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Looking for web service to get State, County, and Place FIPS codes from an address

You can use this one here: https://www.ffiec.gov/geocode/ The page hits a couple different endpoints when a search is made. If all you need are the FIPS codes, you just need this one: https://geomap....
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Examples of Sanborn map WMS?

Been waiting years to do this, but finally able to answer my own question here, given the recent release of the project I was working on when I originally asked the question. In the Cane River ...
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Seeking route calculation service to get route between several points?

Another candidate is the Routing API of the GraphHopper Directions API has an optimize=true parameter and supports several dozens of locations (dependent on the purchased package). And with the Route ...
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Seeking API for Countries, States, Cities and Airports?

I do not work for any of these companies some of these are paid services and some are free. Accuracy is subjective especially when you are discussing a site that involves ratings, and the OP does not ...
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Looking for free web service that calculates driving distance between two addresses

There is an alternative that is much cheaper than the Google API. Try Distancematrix.ai. This API accounts for traffic conditions, computes the distance and travel time between points on a map in less ...
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Is there any geocoding for better international support?

I know of a list of Online geocodes that was put together by a the University of Texas A&M in the United State. Most of the geocoding service support in English, I did see one in Japanese, at ...
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How to view shapefile in web site?

Yes it is possible but this will only work with a webmapping framework. You can easily create such a webmap using qgis and the qgis2web plugin. The output is a folder which can be hosted anywhere. ...
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