• .NET

    Using Telerik OpenAccess ORM Spatial Data with RadMap for Silverlight

    July 29, 2011 Share
    Spatial data is all the rage, everyone wants a map in their application to quickly visualize data.  In a previous blog I showed how you could query, and display, SQL Spatial data on RadMap for WPF using Telerik OpenAccess ORM.  In this blog, I will show you how to display the data on RadMap for Silverlight.  This adds a slight twist because we need to transport the SQL Spatial data across a service boundary, but thanks to some updates in RadMap this is still an easy process; so lets take a look! Database Setup The first thing we need is some spatial data. In...
  • .NET

    Integrating Telerik OpenAccess ORM Spatial Data with RadMap

    January 14, 2011 Share
    You read that right!  In Q3 2010 OpenAccess ORM introduced new SQL Spatial Type support.  Which is awesome for those of us that love playing with spatial data :)  I started playing around with the new OA spatial support, and decided what better way to to demonstrate the capabilities than to output the data on to a map?  This blog covers how I accomplished this task :)   First We Need Spatial Data Some of you may already have spatial data sitting in a SQL Server DB, but if not never fear!   You can use the great Shp2Sql utility, made by Morten Nielsen, to import a...
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    Introducing RadMap for Silverlight

    November 17, 2009 Share
    Q3 2009 was an exciting release for the Data Visualization Team here at Telerik. My colleague Vladimir already highlighted the most notable new features and improvements to our charting solution and now I would like to draw your attention to one of our newest additions to the control suite – RadMap for Silverlight. Here are the main highlights: Map Sources support – RadMap for Silverlight allows you to visualize rich geographical information from external geo imagery sources. VEMapProvider (Bing Maps)   EmptyProvider – the Map control also supports empty provider that is not connected to any real imagery service;...