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ThinkGeo Mobile Routing Spotlight

Whether its fleet management, emergency services or simply wanting to avoid traffic on the drive home routing plays a huge part
in our business and personal adventures. ThinkGeo’s Routing extension is simple to use and highly effective. Some key features include

  • Turn by Turn Direction to help you find the fastest and shortest routes
  • The ability to generate a Service Area to manage multiple points and routing to and from these points
  • Avoiding specific areas on your route to maximize efficiency

Take a closer look at the following IOS and Android Github samples to get a preview of what our Routing extension has to offer on the Mobile Platform and if it gives you any project ideas let us know; we’d be happy to work with you and be part of your vision. Continue reading

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Xamarin Now Included in Visual Studio!

Are you an existing Map Suite customer or a Microsoft developer looking to build native GIS apps? Great news! Xamarin was recently acquired by Microsoft and is now available with Visual Studio at no cost. The announcement was made during Microsoft’s Build Developer Conference 2016. For more details go here.

Map Suite for iOS and Map Suite for Android are.NET controls built on top of Xamarin which allows you add interactive maps and professional-grade GIS to your mobile apps. Using the power of Xamarin and Map Suite together, you can develop native full featured GIS applications. Continue reading

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Building Native GIS Apps for Mobile Devices using C# and Xamarin

Are you a .NET developer looking to build native GIS applications for iOS and Android devices? Map Suite for Mobile is a .NET control built on top of Xamarin which allows you add interactive maps and professional-grade GIS to your mobile apps. Of course you can build mobile apps around online mapping providers like Google or Bing, but there are scenarios where you might need more powerful spatial features, custom rendering, require editing or consuming data stored on the local device. Continue reading

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