June 08, 2013 -- Frisco, TX — ThinkGeo has released version 7.0 of Map Suite, its full line of GIS software components for .NET developers. This major upgrade refreshes ThinkGeo's entire product line with a wide variety of enhancements that were requested by the Map Suite community. It includes many new features, bug fixes and stability improvements all native to the .NET 4.0 Framework.
Version 7.0 includes enhancements to geometric functions resulting in increased processing speeds, accuracy, and reliability. Map Suite users will now be able to take advantage of FileGeodatabase, Raster Reprojection, and WMTS support. Map Suite WPF Desktop Edition 7.0 also includes significant improvements in speed and memory usage of its TrackInteractiveOverlay and EditInteractiveOverlay resulting in better performance. Map Suite Geocoder 7.0 can be used with multithreading and includes the latest Tiger 2012 data. Additionally, Map Suite Routing offers API improvements leading to better performance.
Other notable enhancements in the Map Suite 7.0 release include integration and performance improvements for the OracleFeatureLayer and Ms2008SqlServerFeatureSource throughout all Map Suite controls and components. Beyond that, a variety of bug fixes and stability developments have been implemented across the Map Suite GIS product range. Complete change logs are available at the ThinkGeo Wiki, the company's official online source for Map Suite documentation, reference and learning material. The 7.0 update includes new builds of all of Map Suite's major editions, including Desktop, Web, MVC, WPF Desktop, Silverlight and Services Editions, as well as the Map Suite Geocoder, Map Suite Routing and other Map Suite extensions.
ThinkGeo's next major milestone of Map Suite, version 8.0, is set for May of 2014, but developers can expect to start seeing and testing beta features from that release in advance via the daily builds. GIS professionals who wish to request specific features or enhancements for the next revision of Map Suite are encouraged to visit ThinkGeo's Enhancement Tracker, where they can vote on their favorite enhancement ideas and suggest new ones directly to Map Suite's development team.
For more information about Map Suite, or to download a free 60-day evaluation of any Map Suite 7.0 product, visit ThinkGeo's website at http://thinkgeo.com. New users and existing users alike can discuss and get help with their Map Suite applications at ThinkGeo's official Discussion Forums at http://thinkgeo.com/forums/.
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