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A framework, developed by Microsoft, that compiles any of several COM-based programming languages into machine-executable language.
Contour maps depict spatially-varying values, such as elevation, by means of curves of equal value.
a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware, and key applications," Wikipedia.
The selection of data from a database based on some criteria.
a proprietary file format from Adobe that creates lightweight text-based, formatted files for distribution to a variety of operating systems.
an open source mapping toolkit, written in C++ and useful for both desktop- and server-based map rendering. It is used by Tilemill and openstreetmap. Learn more at http://mapnik.org/
One or more structured sets of persistent data, managed and stored as a unit and generally associated with software to update and query the data.
Imagery refers to raster based datasets acquired from sensors on satellites or aircraft.
refer to software running under the Mac OSes (OS X, iOS) and hardware built and developed by Apple Inc.
added to standard toolboxes (*.tbx) of ArcGIS for Desktop
To show, hide, extract, or remove particular data from a larger set, narrowing it down, or the specific criteria used to do so.
for embedding GIS data, maps and geoprocessing into desktop and mobile applications.
Use for questions about vector grids which are also known as fishnets
Questions that pertain to the ubiquitous 'popup' in web-mapping libraries.
a set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.
Application programming interface (API). A set of interfaces, methods, protocols, and tools that application developers use to build or customize a software program.
an open source project to make working with geospatial data in python easier.
In ArcGIS, a collection of geographic features with the same geometry type (such as point, line, or polygon), the same attributes, and the same spatial reference.
A representation or description of a scene, typically produced by an optical or electronic device, such as a camera or a scanning radiometer.
To group or to do something in a group as opposed to doing it individually
A spatial operation in which two or more maps or layers registered to a common coordinate system are superimposed, either digitally or on a transparent material, for the purpose of showing the relatio…
Zonal statistics summarize the values of one raster within the zones of another dataset (either raster or vector) and output the results as a raster (for a single statistic) or table (for multiple sta…
A sequence of point coordinates referring to the line segments connecting them, as used to represent a one-dimensional feature or object.
Collecting and analyzing numerical data or making numerical summaries of data.
Select features based on their geographic position relative to features in another layer
for Questions which are specific to the country of the United States of America (USA), Do not use for United States Virgin Islands (VIR)
Command line utility to convert raster data between different formats.