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Google Maps vs OpenStreetMap: Which is the Best Web Mapping Service?

Google Maps vs OpenStreetMap

Google Maps vs OpenStreetMap: Which is the Best Web Mapping Service? As a cartographer, you actually have an option as far as maps are concerned, but the solution isn’t so clear like was in the past. Google’s maps remain the king; however, OpenStreetMap is becoming a force to reckon with, getting more popular among different applications as well as services. ...

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Extending ArcGIS Server

Extending ArcGIS Server

Learn how to extend ArcGIS Server using its server-side development model. We’ll cover how you can use Server Object Extensions (SOEs) and Server Object Interceptors (SOIs) to provide custom functionality, improved performance, and finer-grained control to your web and mobile applications. Presented by Akshay Maloo, Carsten Piepel and Shreyas Shinde

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Share location in real time with Google Maps’ new feature

Share location in real time with Google Maps’ new feature

Now Google Maps will let you tell your friends where you are and give them directions to your location. It will also let you pick a special friend (like a family member, spouse or love interest, for example) to share your location with long-term. The new feature is available now but you’ll need to set it up for each individual. ...

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ArcGIS Server: Deep Dive for App Developers

ArcGIS Server: Deep Dive for App Developers

We’ll go into the internals of what happens behind the scenes when you use Esri’s SDKs to make calls into ArcGIS Server. This can be a mysterious process and when something goes wrong, it’s often a challenge to figure out what’s going on. This session will focus on practical steps you can take to troubleshoot applications and tune performance. These ...

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Hidden features of Google Maps you didn’t know

Hidden features of Google Maps you didn’t know

Whether you like it or not, Google Maps play an important role in our lives. The app that helps you navigate through big cities, also has some hidden features that you may not know about. SHARE LOCATION Planning to catch up with friends? Use share location feature to find each other faster. TIME TRAVEL Time travel allows you to observe ...

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ArcGIS Online: an Overview for Developers

ArcGIS Online: an Overview for Developers

ArcGIS connects maps, apps, data, and people to make smarter and faster decisions. It gives everyone the ability to discover, use, make, and share maps from any device, anywhere, anytime. You can quickly add geo to your apps using Esri’s cloud services, develop in the API of your choice, and deploy on any device. In this session, you will get ...

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Largest optical reflecting telescopes Google Earth

largest optical reflecting telescopes Google Earth

the largest optical reflecting telescopes with objective diameters of 3.0 metres (120 in) or greater is sorted by aperture, which is one limit on the light-gathering power and resolution of a reflecting telescope’s optical assembly. The mirrors themselves can be larger than the aperture, and telescopes may use aperture synthesis achieved by interferometry. Telescopes designed to be used as optical ...

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River Cross Section delineation using Google Earth

River Cross Section delineation using Google Earth

River Cross Section can be checked by using Google Earth’s Elevation Profile Tool. Current Video demonstrates how to use elevation profile tool to delineate cross sections for river channel. It is a simple application of elevation profile.

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DEM Generation using Google Earth and WebPortal (gpsvisualizer)

DEM Generation using Google Earth and WebPortal (gpsvisualizer)

This video demonstrates how to use Google Earth in integration with GPS Visualizer web Portal for DEM generation. A digital elevation model (DEM) is a 3D representation of a terrain’s surface. DEM is used to delineate terrain parameters, such as slope, drainage network, watershed boundaries etc., These parameters are often required in preparation of development and conservation plan for natural ...

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