MSDN Article on Mapping with WPF

I found this article today about using VB9 and WPF to draw thematic maps. It’s a good walk-through of how to do it. The article admits that the coordinate transformation used is not terribly accurate but that can be rectified. This article is a good example of how to build a mapping application without any … Read more MSDN Article on Mapping with WPF

SharpMap and WPF

A few weeks ago, I blogged about the end of the line for MapObjects. I waxed nostalgic about how fun it was to develop with MO and how, although I haven’t used it in a while, I’ll still be sad to see it go.

Well, I’m glad I’m over that! I been working with SharpMap for the last few weeks and I’m feeling that old MO vibe again. It started a few weeks ago with developing a data provider for SQLite (read here) but I’ve continued to look under the hood.

Lately, I’ve been working a project where we need to feed some spatial data into native WPF display. WPF offers high performance and great graphics quality. In addition, there are numerous other types of data involved that also need to be displayed. We didn’t want dedicated display components for each type of data so we decided to bring the spatial data into WPF.

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