Eric Wolf (firstname.lastname@example.org) Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science (CEGIS),... more »
I wanted to pull down basemap tiles for use in an android tablet
Application: A recreational pilot could use map tiles in tablet, which has GPS, but can’t access internet
Oruxmaps to show tiles
Mobile Atlas Creator to extract/cache tiles for offline use
In any case, since lots of viewers like Google Earth, Open Layers, Google Maps, Bing, and many ESRI Viewers reads KML, but not the JSON GeoServices Spec standard (yet), it may be easier to share the JSON Mashup as KML.
The following demo takes a... more »
http://viewer.nationalmap.gov/beta (Best in Firefox/Chrome)
a user can now cut and paste a WMS, REST, KML, RSS or WMTS into the search box, auto-add that to the map in one-click, zoom/pan, turn on/off any layer/basemap, save bookmark THEN re-open with that User Added Service for future reference. Previously, it would not save that User Added... more »
To use, extract the attached zip, and double-click index.html.
This is a seeder starter OpenLayers prototype to anyone else who wants to download the code and modify. Maybe could go on "github".
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Creates the same visualization environment currently on viewer.nationalmap.gov on the arcgis.com site. This Mashup uses the same USGS The National Map BaseMap options, Overlay Services, etc. on the layers pane on the left. Can be copied, changed, shared on arcgis.com.
Uses the http://explorer.arcgis.com/ platform which is Microsoft Silverlight Plug-in... more »
This simple code makes it easy for a another user to see all the exact service URLs grouped logically as laid out in The National Map viewer for another developer to copy to use to embed in their application.