Developer Kernel Key Features

Functionality

  • Creating, opening, and saving vector, image and grid files including formats defined as a database.
  • Powerful styling based on scale and attributes including CGM, Graphic, and fonts, and built-in 700+ SVG symbols library. Advanced Line Symbology for user-defined line styles, including transparency.
  • Powerful labeling including dynamic placement, overlap avoidance, multi-field, formatted, and HTML styles.
  • Extensive support for open standards including GML and WFS, WMTS, and WMS services.
  • Printing including predefined print templates.
  • Exporting high resolution full map composition as image file.
  • GPU enhanced rendering (if supported by operating system).
  • Vector and image classification.
  • Vector operations such as:
    • Shape creation, editing, splitting, merging, snapping, smoothing, simplifications, scaling, rotation
    • Attribute querying
    • Spatial querying based on DE-9IM topological model
    • Shape topology testing for overlaps, inclusions, touches, etc., based on DE-9IM model
    • Area and length calculations
    • Triangulation and Voronoi chart calculations
    • Geocoding, reverse geocoding, and routing with persistent network support
  • Image and grid operations such as (except DK10.ASPNET edition):
    • Spatial querying
    • Contouring, TIN-to-grid conversion
    • Slope, Viewshed, AGL, and Fresnel zone analysis
    • Kriging, IDW, and Splines vector-to-grid interpolation algorithms, heat maps
    • Terrain profile
    • Filters
    • Per-pixel access for analyses and algebra
  • 3D rendering of 2D, 3D and extruded 2D shapes with digital elevation support and aerial imagery draping, and fly-over rendering (not applicable for DK.ASPNET; planned for DK.JAVA).
  • Fast tracking layers support for high FPS
  • Background rendering of basemaps.
  • Operation pipelining (except DK10.ASPNET).
  • OpenCL enhanced computation of time consuming methods such as Viewshed analysis (not applicable for DK.ASPNET; planned for DK.JAVA).

Coordinate Conversions

  • Image and vector layer reprojection on-the-fly.
  • 5000+ predefined coordinate systems
  • 150+ different projections
  • Support for WKT definitions and EPSG codes

API

  • Extensive: 750 classes and 19,000 documented methods and properties.
  • Almost exactly same API exist on all supported platforms, with differences mainly due to platform differences/limitations.

Visual Controls

  • Map Window Control with ability to rotate view by any angle.
  • Visual Layer Property Control
    • except DK10.ASPNET.
  • Legend Control (layer priority, grouping, and hierarchy, and sub-projects).
  • Powerful built-in line style editor
    • except DK10.ASPNET.
  • Attribute Editing Panel
    • not applicable for DK.ASPNET.
  • Scale Control.
  • North Arrow Control.
  • Print Preview Control
    • not applicable for DK.ASPNET,
    • not applicable for iOS and Android.
  • Print Preview Form
    • not applicable for DK.ASPNET,
    • not applicable for iOS and Android.
  • GPS Panel
    • not applicable for DK.ASPNET.
  • Coordinate System Set-up Control
    • not applicable for DK.ASPNET.
  • Dataset Control
    • not applicable for DK.ASPNET.
  • 3D Control Panel
    • not applicable for DK.ASPNET,
    • planned for DK.JAVA.
  • Support for 4K monitors, if applicable.

Supported File Formats

  • Vector file formats including: CSV, DLG, DGN, DXF, DWG, E00, GDF, GML, GPX, GSHHS, JSON, KML, LandXML, LAS, MIF, OSM, PLY, SDTS, SHP, S57, STL, TAB, TIGER, UDF, VPF, WFS.
  • Vector Database Formats: ESRI Personal Geodatabase, ESRI File Geodatabase, Geomedia Access Warehouse and SQL Server Warehouse, OpenGIS SQL, TatukGIS SQL.
  • Vector formats via external providers: FME, GDAL/OGR.
  • Pixel file formats including: ADF, BIL, BMP, BT, CADRG, DEM, DT, FLT, GIF, GRD, IMG, JPEG, PNG, SDTS, STRM, UDF, WMS, WMTS, TIFF/GeoTIFF.
  • Pixel Database Formats: TatukGIS PixelStore.
  • Pixel formats via external providers: FME, GDAL/OGR, MrSID, ECW/ECWP, JPEG2000.
  • Project file formats: TatukGIS, QGIS, MapInfo Professional, ESRI ArcExplorer, ESR ArcView 3, and ESRI ArcGIS/ArcMap 9/10 (using free Arc2TatukGIS plugin).

Additional Formats with Enterprise License

  • Vector format: ESRI ArcSDE, Geomedia Oracle Object Model & Geomedia SQL Server Spatial, IBM DB2 Spatial Extender, IBM Informix Spatial Data Blade, MapInfo SpatialWare, Microsoft MSSQL Spatial Server (Katmai), Oracle Spatial/Locator, Oracle Spatial Point Cloud and TIN, PostGIS, Sybase SQL Anywhere Spatial.
  • Pixel formats: ESRI ArcSDE Raster, Oracle GeoRaster.

Available Platforms

  • DK for Delphi edition:
    • 11.x
    • for Embarcadero RAD Studio, Delphi & C++ Builder
      • XE4
        • VCL: win32, win32
      • XE5 
        • VCL: win32, win32
      • XE6
        • VCL: win32, win32
      • XE7
        • VCL: win32, win32
        • FMX: win32, win34, macOS32, iOS32, iOSSimulator32, Android32
      • XE8
        • VCL: win32, win32
        • FMX: win32, win34, macOS32, iOS32,  iOS64, iOSSimulator32, Android32
      • RX10 Seattle
        • VCL: win32, win32
        • FMX: win32, win34, macOS32, iOS32,  iOS64, iOSSimulator32, Android32
      • RX10.1 Berlin
        • VCL: win32, win32
        • FMX: win32, win34, macOS32, iOS32,  iOS64, iOSSimulator32, Android32
      • RX10.2 Tokyo
        • VCL: win32, win32
        • FMX: win32, win34, macOS32, iOS32,  iOS64, iOSSimulator32, android32, (+Linux purely experimental)
      • RX10.2 Rio
        • VC:L win32, win32
        • FMX: win32, win34, macOS32, iOS32,  iOS64, iOSSimulator32, Android32 (+Linux purely experimental)
  • DK for .NET edition:
    • 11.x
    • All .NET4.5 WinForms or WPF supported platforms, 32 and 64 bits
    • Visual Studio 2015-2017
  • DK for Java edition:
    • 11.x
    • Any Swing, Java 8 and up supported platforms including Windows, macOS, Linux, and Raspbian
    • NetBeans, Eclipse, and Java Swing compatible tools
  • DK for ActiveX edition:
    • 11.x
    • ActiveX win32
    • Visual Basic 6, Visual C++ 6, Visual Studio 2013-2017
    • Windows XP or newer
  • DK for ASP.NET edition:
    • 10.x (11.x is under development)
    • All ASP.NET 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 Web Forms supported platforms, 32 and 64 bits
    • Visual Studio 2008-2017

Licensing

  • Per Developer
  • Royalty-free application deployment to users or servers
  • Source code provided for DK.Delphi edition

Support

  • Email technical support - 12 months included with license purchase
  • Product upgrades and updates - 12 months included with license purchase