Listed here are some of the more common file formats along with associated file extension for GIS file types.
GML or Geography Markup Language is an XML based encoding standard for geographic information developed by the OpenGIS Consortium (OGC). The objective is to allow internet browsers the ability to view web based mapping without additional components or viewers. OpenGIS Geography Markup Language (GML) Encoding Standard Access page on the […]
XML is a web-based language used to interact data behind the scenes. With projects like GML by the Open GIS Consortium, XML is fast becoming an essential tool for GIS. ArcXML ESRI programmer’s refence for ArcXml. ArcXML is designed as the protocol for data exchange between the ArcIMS Spatial Server, […]
GIS applications can be found on virtually every type of platform and written in almost every programming language available. C and C++ Programming Guide to resources to learning C and C++ with an emphasis on spatial information. Find applications based on C and C++ as well as code snippets and […]
Ron Lake is the President of Galdos Systems Inc., a company that provides advanced software tools to enable the delivery of services over the Internet, in particular GML and Application Service Providers (ASP). Ron Lake is a well known innovator in the field of geo-spatial information systems and the primary […]