Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions has confirmed that GeoMedia technology’s support of Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. Intergraph partners and customers can now use the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to create applications that take advantage of the many .NET architectural advances, including the ability to consume and create XML Web services. Because of GeoMedia’s open API and flexible architecture, developers using GeoMedia technology can benefit from the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET development tools, saving many hours and building more powerful applications.
“Microsoft is excited about Intergraph’s ongoing commitment to the .NET Framework and Visual Studio .NET,” said Ari Bixhorn, lead product manager for the Developer Platform and Evangelism Division at Microsoft Corp. “Our mutual dedication to standards-based architecture gives developers using GeoMedia and Microsoft .NET an added advantage of technology that seamlessly integrates to provide solutions for an entire IT infrastructure.”
Online .NET-based sample applications
Team GeoMedia online sample applications are designed to illustrate how developers can take advantage of Microsoft Visual Studio .NET and the .NET Framework with GeoMedia technology to provide end-to-end, open solutions. On TeamGeoMedia.com, Team GeoMedia members with TechNet access can view sample workflows that demonstrate the power of GeoMedia technology with Microsoft .NET and the ways users can capitalize on next-generation .NET capabilities to create a complete enterprise solution.
The sample workflows utilize Microsoft .NET features such as the ability to produce XML Web services, use any of the 20+ Visual Studio .NET languages (Visual Basic, C++, C#, etc.) to customize GeoMedia products, and much more. The samples vary in content and complexity, and experience levels range from beginner to experienced developer. Each workflow includes complete source and sample dataset so developers can easily see how GeoMedia technology and the Microsoft .NET development platform can work together most effectively.