As well as the GeoBase API, the GeoBase SDK comprises a host of tools, demonstrations, sample code, tutorials, and documentation.
After installing the GeoBase SDK, you will have access to:
GeoBase is a geospatial mapping SDK used to create location-based applications. GeoBase applications can be deployed on servers and desktops.
GeoBase takes the complexity out of geospatial software development and offers a scalable, stable, foundation for building applications that leverage spatial data for geographies around the world.
Services provided by GeoBase include:
Verizon Connect GeoBase Map Explorer is a simple GeoBase Map Control application that allows you to get a feel for the functionality provided by GeoBase, such as:
Map Explorer can be a starting point for your own applications, a test bench for ideas or just a learning tool. The source code for the entire application is available to you; you are free to use this code any way you like.
WorkBench is an IDE combining the Alchemy and Chameleon tool sets, which are used to create custom datasets, and customize the look of your maps, respectively.
With WorkBench you can:
GeoStream is a set of technologies that delivers GeoBase functionality over the Internet.
Using technologies like AJAX and JSON remotely, GeoStream provides performance equal to or better than a thick-client solution delivered over the Web to a number of different development environments, languages and targets.
A GeoStream server is automatically configured when you install GeoBase.
The GeoBase SDK provides an example GeoBase Web Service. This is in the form of a Visual Studio solution, and demonstrates how you can provide GeoBase operations as a Web Service, using SOAP messages.
A comprehensive reference manual covering:
The manual offers many tutorials, walkthrough guides, and code samples to get you up and going quickly with GeoBase, and mapping software concepts. A web-based version of the latest GeoBase Help is also available online at http://docs.geobase.info
Each installation has a set of release notes outlining the latest features, enhancements and fixes. The release notes are included as part of the GeoBase Help.