Gardiner, Maine - September 20, 2012 - Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com)is pleased to announce the release of Global Mapper Software Developer Toolkit version 14. This release features read/write support for ArcSDE, Personal and File Geodatabases, Oracle Spatial, Post GIS, MySQL Spatial and more, along with WFS and WMTS for consuming online datasources and read/write of CADRG data. Blue Marble's geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas, mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as governmental and university organizations.
The Global Mapper SDK provides a Windows DLL which allows you to include much of the functionality of Global Mapper within your own applications. The SDK includes both native 32-bit and 64-bit DLLs, so users can target any Windows operating system. Global Mapper SDK V14 also includes contour grid generation, the ability to combine surfaces, and watershed generation along with two new tools for finding ridge lines and calculating the volume between two surfaces. Many new formats are added with this release, including support for writing CADRG/CIB, ASRP images and reading/writing Garmin JNX format files.
"We are pleased to release this major version update for Global Mapper software developers," stated Blue Marble's President Patrick Cunningham. "This SDK provides access to over 200 file formats, spatial analysis tools and a map viewer engine, and now with version 14 spatial databases are also accessible."
Along with the support for seven types of spatial databases and the ability to consume WFS (Web Feature Services) and WMTS (Web Map Tile Services) Global Mapper can both publish and consume massive amounts of data. Delivering a tool with a total file format support of around 200 formats, makes this a truly complementary utility for any GIS toolbox.
About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, ME is a leading developer and provider of software products and services for highly accurate geospatial data conversion solutions. Blue Marble is known for their coordinate conversion and file format expertise and is the developer of The Geographic Calculator, GeoCalc SDK, Global Mapper and Global Mapper SDK. The company has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over 19 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.
Blue Marble Geographics
Gardiner, ME, USA