ArcGIS.Next (+)

Steve has blogged about Clint Brown’s talk at the CA/HI/NV/Guam RUG meeting. There’s nothing particularly suprprising but we’re starting to get dates and features tied to version numbers. I am encouraged that 9.3 will be in beta soon. ESRI’s odd-numbered releases are always more stable. The support for PostgreSQL with ArcSDE is not a surprise. … Read more

Derived Geometry Redux

A long time ago, on a blog-hosting site far far away, there was a blog called ArcDeveloper (not to be confused with ArcDeveloper.Net, which came later and did more). That was my first blog. It went in a few different directions. I wasn’t happy with it, so I killed it. There’s nothing to link to now.

Anyway, one of the posts I did on that blog had to do with creating derived geometry classes in .Net. The basic premise is simple: create a class that inherits from one of the ArcObjects geometry classes and then extend it to fit your needs. My application at the time had to do with writing an ArcGIS client for Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) feeds.

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zigGIS Installer

Paolo has created an installer for zigGIS and has also posted an installation guide. He has packaged together all of the correct versions of the supporting components so it solves the problems I described in an earlier post. I would highly recommend using the installer to get started.