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Topics: General Topics, Web Controls
Jun 23, 2007 at 8:19 PM
I have a client who is looking for a web based GIS solution.

They track ships at sea, can this handle nautical and land based maps?

I need to be able to put a ship in certain locations from the db - I assume this tool can do that correct? any examples?

Jun 23, 2007 at 10:41 PM
Since SharpMap is an extendable library, yes, it can do the above, provided that you have the data.

Say you have a dataset which covers the area you are interested in. The ships will report their location using lat-long or perhaps GPS, and either of these coordinates are usable on your dataset, since SharpMap can reproject the points if needed.

Render a set of points from a database with X and Y columns might help you in drawing points from a DB.