Learning Resource - Just added is a
browser-based tool that brings all of the
documentation and learning resources in MapXtreme®
2005 together in one place.
Web Controls - Web controls have been re-architectured
for easier use and all web controls now work in
frames. Also added is a Navigation Tool and
ZoomBar Tool with full source code for easy
Support - new printing support allows users
to produce quality printouts of maps and legends
from MapXtreme-based applications, either from
the Workspace Manager or through the printing
and Z Values - MapXtreme® 2005
now reads ESRI Shapefiles that contain M and Z
Samples - More sample applications and code
examples have been added to help get the most
out of the object model.
Raster Handler - MapXtreme® 2005
now supports multi-threading when using the ECW
Operators - IN, ANY and ALL operators with
literal lists and subqueries are now available.
Correlated subqueries, in which a subquery
references a column (or expression) from the out
query, are now available, and the spatial
OR-lists have been optimized.
Class - A new class is available that allows
you to translate pen, brush and symbol clauses
from MapBasic strings into a CompositeStyle.
Ease of Use
- Full integration with the Visual Studio.NET Development Environment,
develop applications using drag and drop
functionality, leverage predefined map templates and sample applications to facilitate rapid application development,
develop applications using the .NET language of your choice making efficient use of the IT skills within your organization.
Single Offering for Web and Desktop Development
- Single SDK for the development of web and desktop applications and solutions,
efficient sharing of code and knowledge between deployment types,
common and consistent desktop and web development experience.
Interoperability - Support for IT standards such as Microsoft .NET, ADO.NET and SQL-3,
support for geospatial standards such as OpenLS and OGC,
access your data “where it lives” within your organization using standard data access systems and protocols such as ADO.NET, ODBC, Oracle Spatial and Microsoft SQL Server,
integrate location into 3rd party business intelligence systems within your organization,
directly access location capabilities such as Geocoding and Routing within your application (using Web Services).
Feature Rich - Superior data access engine with improved functionality and performance due to the use of flexible cursors, source agnostic approach to data and the use of industry standard query language,
enhanced flexibility of display options through curved labeling, improved symbology and fill patterns,
addition functionality through granularity – for example improved map clarity through the separation of map elements, attribute data and analysis results enabling display placement and draw order control of each element,
WMS and WFS Server and Client capabilities, high performance means a better return-on-investment,
built-in extensible User Interface toolbars and dialogs facilitates rapid development.
Supported Databases and Data Formats - MapInfo MapXtreme®
2005 supports a wide variety of spatial and non spatial databases as well as a large selection of file formats. A
small selection supported databases are listed below:
- SQL Server 2000
- MS Access
- Informix IDS 9.3
- Oracle 9i
- Oracle 8.1.7
- SpatialWare® for Microsoft SQL Server and IBM Informix