Our new world map is yours to experiment with. Clicking on the image above will take you to our new World Map site. It’s faster and more responsive than ever and will be fully accessible through our World Map Kit Online or you can set your own server up and use our maps to create your own mapping project. Our new map will be the foundation of our Map Suite Desktop, Web and Mobile product line beginning with Map Suite 11.0 Continue reading
In light of recent news and changes that Google Maps is making to its developer platform it would make sense to highlight the options that ThinkGeo provides in the current online mapping environment.
With the pricing changes that Google has made, monthly usage costs (measure by load counts) will see a significant spike which could cause alarm to many small business and free websites that use Google Maps and have little no track of the usage amounts that come with that API integration. Continue reading
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
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.
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
ThinkGeo continues to improve support for JPEG 200 (JP2) data format. The last major update with support for multi-band JPEG2000 files was completed in Map Suite version 9. Now, with version 10.2 ThinkGeo supports JP2 with 16 bit Gray-scale and Alpha channel. Map Suite users can easily upgrade the packages via NuGet to take advantage of the latest improvements. Continue reading
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
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
ThinkGeo is making great progress on new APIs that allows developers to build more robust GIS applications. The latest addition now allows Map Suite users to find elevation information at any location. Review the latest sample available via GitHub to familiarize yourself with this new feature. This is a core functionality that can be used across the different Map Suite platforms.
Currently, it can be used to read the elevation from the data stored on your local machine. In addition, you may license the ThinkGeo Elevation data which allows you to download the data through Amazon’s Requester Pays Bucket for easy data management. Continue reading
The Display Nautical Charts Sample for WebAPI is a great new sample for web developers looking to display S-57 data. The sample uses Map Suite WebAPI Edition on the server side and OpenLayers 4 on the client side to consume the data from the server. This is a powerful combination that allows you to build scalable maritime applications. You can modify this sample to use other web clients or even use one of the Map Suite Desktop products to consume the data from your servers. Continue reading