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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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Raster Image Color Replacement API

Are you looking to edit the colors on your map to make it stand out? For example, let’s say you have an 8-bit raster image and you want to identify and replace the colors in order to make your maps more visually appealing. Map Suite now supports a new color mapping API that allows developers to handle such cases.

This new API works with the other existing color related properties such as transparency, gray-scale, etc. which helps you add meaning to your maps. Continue reading

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Working with Large Number of Raster Files

Do you have a large number of raster files to work with? This latest sample shows how to seamlessly work with lots of raster data files. Instead of having to work with multiple layers you can just point to the directory to load all the files and seamlessly display all your raster files as one layer. This requires less coding allowing you to focus on all the other aspects of your mapping app.

Download this sample to start your evaluation and see the power of Map Suite’s extensible object model and architecture which allows you to easily customize to suit any mapping needs. Continue reading

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Display KML & other GIS data Formats

With Map Suite, you’re not limited to a handful of proprietary or arcane data formats. In fact, it supports a number of popular GIS file formats, from file-based, to image-based and even spatial databases. For a complete list of supported formats visit the Map Suite Data Format Guide. Don’t see a specific format? Map Suite’s flexible API allows you to integrate your own custom data format.

Beginning with Map Suite 8.0 KML became a natively-supported format across all Map Suite Editions. Continue reading

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