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Version 9.0 Upgrades of the DK-VCL and DK.NET Editions

Gdynia, Poland
November 25, 2009

In the month of October TatukGIS released the 9.0 upgrade of the .NET WinForms and VCL editions of its GIS Developer Kernel product, with trial versions. The DK.NET edition is a fully managed code .NET WinForms component for use with C#, VB.NET, etc., and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET assemblies 2.0 and higher. The DK-VCL edition is a native Delphi/C++ Builder VCL (visual component library) for use with the Delphi and C++Builder development platforms. The 9.0 upgrade of the DK-ActiveX edition is still under development expected to be available soon.

The 9.0 version introduces important new features including:

  • Advanced support for coordinate systems/projections reflecting EPSG codes and OpenGIS WKT definitions, with almost 3,000 pre-defined coordinate systems (including all U.S. State Planes) and user-defined coordinate systems.
  • On-the-fly reprojection of image, grid, and vector map layers for display of map layers from different coordinate system on a single map.
  • Automatic coordinate system recognition with most layer types.
  • Image, grid, and vector map rotation.
  • Support for additional vector/raster map formats: TAB/MAP, DWG2000, S-57, JSON, WMS, WFS, LandXML, OpenStreetMap, GSHHS, FME, GDL/OGR, Surfer Binary Grid.
  • Support for additional spatial database map layer formats: Microsoft SQL 2008 Spatial, PostGIS, MapInfo SpatialWare, Oracle GeoRaster, ArcSDE Raster.
  • Support for user-defined layers to read/write data from almost any source.
  • Editing/storage of 3D shapes (Z & M values).
  • Grid data export.
  • Antialiased output for enhanced map rendering quality.
  • HTML style rendering of labels.
  • Unicode support.
  • Hierarchical layers, layer grouping, sub-layers, sub-projects.
  • Support for Delphi and C++Builder versions 2009/2010
  • Support for touch screen interface with Delphi/C++Builder 2010
  • Hundreds of other improvements.

 

Click here to see the full DK product description and specifications.

For current DK developers, help with porting a DK v.8 application to the DK v.9 is provided at: http://www.tatukgis.com/Landing/DK/MIGRATE

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