A filter style can be used to render features based on different criteria in the attributes of your feature data. For example, if you have a shapefile representing different types of restaurants, you can easily render all Italian restaurants with a certain icon and all the fast food restaurants with another.
Additionally, you can apply different conditions such as Greater Than, Less Than, Equal and Not Equal to create your filter style. With the flexibility of the Map Suite API you can easily add as many different filters as you like for a given feature layer. Continue reading