Skip to main content
8 votes
Accepted

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 ...
Babel's user avatar
  • 73.2k
6 votes
Accepted

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" ...
Spacedman's user avatar
  • 65.2k
5 votes

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 ...
MiRin's user avatar
  • 51
5 votes

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 ...
whyzar's user avatar
  • 12.1k
4 votes
Accepted

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 ...
user30184's user avatar
  • 67.3k
4 votes

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> <...
Mike's user avatar
  • 12.6k
4 votes
Accepted

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 ...
Andrea Aime's user avatar
  • 17.5k
3 votes
Accepted

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 ...
Alex Leith's user avatar
  • 13.5k
3 votes

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 ...
Michael Diomin's user avatar
3 votes

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 ...
Marc Pfister's user avatar
  • 4,097
3 votes

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....
whyzar's user avatar
  • 12.1k
3 votes

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 ...
Eoin's user avatar
  • 303
3 votes
Accepted

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:...
ddg's user avatar
  • 126
3 votes
Accepted

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 ...
KHibma's user avatar
  • 16.9k
2 votes

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: ...
2 votes

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 / ...
Geospatial Engineer's user avatar
2 votes

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 ...
John Moutafis's user avatar
2 votes

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....
Tanner Thompson's user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

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 ...
mr.adam's user avatar
  • 3,224
2 votes

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 ...
Karussell's user avatar
  • 707
2 votes
Accepted

How to Serve a Cached/Mixed Raster to Geocortex

A Geocortex Essentials Site can include OGC WMS and WMTS services. If you can publish this raster as either of those, you can add it to your Site (which will then appear in the map viewer from the ...
mwalker's user avatar
  • 5,732
2 votes

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 ...
Igor Bondar's user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

Route planning with detours for "nearby" Points of Interest

As suggested in the comments: there is a simple solution via fetching the POIs calculating the detours and picking the best route in the end like I did with similar requirements here. Another option ...
Karussell's user avatar
  • 707
2 votes
Accepted

Testing Validity of Web Service Referenced in Layer File?

Some arcpy.mapping.Layer objects have a read only property serviceProperties that can be used to check this sort of thing. Two types of layers, ArcSDE and web services, support service properties. ...
GeoSharp's user avatar
  • 3,266
2 votes

Export GeoTIFF with color table from web service using gdal_translate

You can now accomplish this with rasterio. From the example at: https://rasterio.readthedocs.io/en/latest/topics/color.html import rasterio with rasterio.Env(): with rasterio.open('tests/data/...
Rudi's user avatar
  • 121
2 votes
Accepted

When making WFS requests via POST, which parameters are elements, which are attributes?

As always with OGC standards you can download and read the standard for free. For WFS 1.1.0 goto http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wfs and download the PDF. On pages 33 and 34 you will see the ...
Ian Turton's user avatar
  • 82.2k
2 votes
Accepted

Sharing Geocode Service using ArcPy?

I have done this before by rebuilding a separate instance of the address locator in python and using arcpy.Copy_management to overwrite the published locator. After this you do not have to republish ...
atxgis's user avatar
  • 1,239
2 votes

How to get output format JPEG using like source GeoTIFF (int16) in service WCS in Geoserver?

There is no such thing as 16-bit JPEG http://blogs.adobe.com/jkost/2010/07/saving_16_bit_images_as_jpeg.html. The standard was enhanced in 2014 to support also 12-bits https://petapixel.com/2014/01/22/...
user30184's user avatar
  • 67.3k
2 votes
Accepted

How to change GeoServer base URL

You have two options: Deploy Geoserver in a production environment per their documentation. This would mean you deploy it in a full-fledged server, not the one that's bundled with it. Most of these ...
PhilippNagel's user avatar
  • 1,722
2 votes

Batch Share as Web Layer in Arcgis Pro 2.3

There is no UI option to "batch" sharing single layers as their own service. Unless you're open to writing Python code, you cannot achieve this workflow. There are not any tools you could chain ...
KHibma's user avatar
  • 16.9k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible