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Map Suite Geocoder 2018 Data Refresh

 

Map Suite Geocoding is a native geocoding and reverse geocoding component for .NET that lets you convert a street address into a geographic location and vice-versa. It can also deliver additional details like county, FIPS codes, census tract and more. Plus, it ships with an optimized set of United States street data based on the latest TIGER® data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

ThinkGeo has the latest U.S. Census Bureau data from 2018 available with purchase of the Map Suite Geocoder. Continue reading

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Introducing the ThinkGeo Cloud XYZ Server

We’re pleased to announce the release of ThinkGeo Cloud XYZ. The XYZ Tile Server is a ThinkGeo Cloud plug-in and functions as a map server serving tiles based on location, or XYZs.  It is one of the most popular ways to display and navigate maps in today’s technical environment.

ThinkGeo Cloud XYZ serves both raster and vector tiles. Our raster tiles are supported in five different map styles:

  • Light
  • Dark
  • Aerial
  • Hybrid
  • Transparent

Here is an online demo showcasing the five mentioned styles and the elevated responsiveness of our ThinkGeo Cloud XYZ Server:

A list of Github samples showcasing our variety of development platforms has been provided below.  Continue reading

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Improve your rendering performance in Map Suite Desktop

Rendering performance is a constant work in progress in the GIS world. We’ve recently created a code sample that will allow Map Suite users to render points in an improved capacity using Map Suite Desktop.

The following sample renders 200,000 points and will show you how do the same in the most efficient way possible.

Let’s take a look at the code and the sample on Github.

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Add Background Maps through Map Suite WPF

We’ve recently created a sample that allows developers to interchange popular base maps as their background while using Map Suite WPF.

Download the code sample from GitHub here to start your journey. You can also use the code to customize your existing application.

This Map Suite sample includes the following maps as background options:

• World Streets Map
• Open Streets Map
• Bing Maps
• Google Maps

We’re looking forward to an exciting year at ThinkGeo and can’t wait to share all that we have in store. Continue reading

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Map Suite Supports Real Time Traffic

Map Suite now allows developers to add real time traffic support to their GIS app. A new sample has been created which shows how to quickly take advantage of this new feature. It is supported in the core which means it can be used across the main ThinkGeo products such as Map Suite Web, WebAPI, MVC, Winforms, and WPF Editions.

In order to use this feature developers must have a developer account with HERE. A 90-day free trial is available. Continue reading

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Add Routing to Your Map Suite App

A new sample has been created that shows how to quickly add routing to your GIS app. The sample combines Map Suite for WPF with Map Suite for Routing and shows how to get shortest or fastest route within your application. Download the sample directly from GitHub here to begin your free Map Suite trial or enhance your existing application. Sample includes source code and is fully customizable.

Map Suite Routing is an extension which allows developers to add turn by turn routing and directions to their mapping application. Continue reading

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Map Suite 10.2.0 Released

Map Suite 10.2.0 has arrived and is now available for download! It includes enhancements, new features and bug fixes that were added since the Map Suite 10.1.0 release.

Map Suite 10.2.0. Highlights

  • Support for 3D Rendering and OSM Buildings
  • Added support for USGS DEM
  • Upgraded FdoFeatureSource to support the latest FDO 4.0 library
  • Added “GetFeatureIds” API for all FeatureSources and FeatureLayers
  • For a complete list of enhancements and changes in any Map Suite product edition, please review the official product change logs in the ThinkGeo Wiki. Continue reading

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    Add Marker to Map by Touch in Map Suite WPF

    Map Suite WPF Edition supports a variety of APIs for touch events that you can add to your WPF project. Today’s sample shows you how you can swipe with one finger to pan the map and add a marker by touch. You can get a feel for how easy this is by downloading the code sample from GitHub here.

    Map Suite WPF Desktop Edition is a native WPF control for GIS. If you are a .NET developer, you can use Map Suite to build custom mapping applications. Continue reading

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