February 4, 2015
We are excited to announce that now MapSurfer.NET framework can run on Linux using Mono. This is a first attempt to port the framework to an operating system different from Microsoft Windows. We have released the core of the framework which is fully compatible with Windows version. However, some important components a still missing. They are
MapSurfer.NET Studio - a desktop application for creating and editing map styles.
Web component that is responsible for running web services.
a destkop application to create and edit map styles in a convenient way. In this application, you can easily perform map generalization, change map symbology, configure labelling settings or uncover problems in styles using a built-in performance profiler. - See more at: http://mapsurfernet.com/#sthash. …
January 3, 2015
This release intorduces three bug fixes:
- Fixed incorrect writing of parameters for MongoDB tile cache.
- Fixed a bug in MSNMapGen.exe utility when -tilecachegen is not null.
- Saving TileCacheGenerationSettings does not truncate existing file.
- Fixed an issue with Russian culture in SpatiaLite data source provider.
December 19, 2014
This release introduces the following improvements and bug fixes:
- Added VectorTiles data source provider that supports protobuf, geojson and topojson formats.
- SpatiaLite has been updated to version 4.2.
- Fixed an issue regarding views in SpatiaLite provider.
- OSM provider supports unique index files for different filters.
December 3, 2014
We are happy to announce that MapSurfer.NET is now available through a source package manager NuGet. It means, you can download and use MapSurfer.NET directly in your favourite IDE, either Visual Studio or Xamarin Studio.
On NuGet, MapSurfer.NET consists of three packages. They are:
MapSurfer.NET Core package contains runtime assemblies for the core elements of the framework. This includes map and layer objects, interfaces and classes for data source providers, tile caches, rendering backends, labelling algorithms and many more.
MapSurfer.NET UI package contains runtime assemblies for developing elements of user interface such as map viewer control, expression editor, etc.
MapSurfer.NET Samples package includes samples illustrating how to use the framework or how to embed it …
July 15, 2014
We have just released MapSurfer.NET 1.16. This version contains several long-awaited improvements on which we have been working for several months. Mainly, the introduced changes refer to several optimizations such as reusing allocated memory and utilizing object pooling concept. This allows to increase performance and significantly decrease the number of memory allocations. Additionally, this release fixes some important bugs and introduces a new data source provider for MySQL Spatial Extensions.
More detailed information about the changes you can find from release notes.