shp2json

    1.4.0 • Public • Published

    shp2json

    Convert shapefile zip archives to streaming GeoJSON using gdal and JSONStream.

    Uses the gdal native addon for node.js. No compilation required on most platforms as pre-compiled binaries will be downloaded automatically when you run npm install shp2json.

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    example

    shp2json.js

    var toJSON = require('shp2json');
    toJSON(process.stdin).pipe(process.stdout);
    process.stdin.resume();
    
    // or
    
    toJSON.fromShpFile('./data/from_files/shape.shp').pipe(process.stdout);

    shp2json command

    $ shp2json ~/citylots.zip 2>/dev/null | head -n5
    {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "features": [
    { "type": "Feature", "properties": { "MAPBLKLOT": "0001001", "BLKLOT": 
    "0001001", "BLOCK_NUM": "0001", "LOT_NUM": "001", "FROM_ST": "", "TO_ST": "",
     "STREET": "", "ST_TYPE": "", "ODD_EVEN": "" }, "geometry": { "type": "Polygon",
     "coordinates": [ [ [ -122.422004, 37.808480 ], [ -122.422076, 37.808835 ], 
    [ -122.421102, 37.808804 ], [ -122.421063, 37.808601 ], [ -122.422004, 37.808480 ] ] ] } }
    ,
    
    

    methods

    var toJSON = require('shp2json')

    var outStream = toJSON(inStream)

    Create a streaming json output stream outStream from the streaming shapefile zip archive inStream.

    command-line usage

    Usage: shp2json {infile|-} {outfile|-}
    

    install

    Make sure you have the unzip command in your PATH.

    To install the library, with npm do:

    npm install shp2json
    

    and to install the command do:

    npm install -g shp2json
    

    license

    MIT/X11

    Install

    npm i shp2json

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    101

    Version

    1.4.0

    License

    MIT

    Unpacked Size

    177 kB

    Total Files

    14

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    Collaborators

    • anandthakker
    • substack
    • maxogden