WebMapping

Microsoft takes on Google with new developer platform

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This article from InfoWorld discusses a set of API’s that Microsoft will announce at their Professional Developer’s Conference which starts Spet. 13th in Los Angeles. Mapping components, including an API for Virtual Earth and the new MapPoint Web Service 4.0. http://www.infoworld.nl/idgns/bericht.phtml?id=00256F6C005C22FC88257076006D00AF

Education

Second call for AAG panel participants

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I am still looking for bloggers and podcasters who plan to attend the AAG meetings in Chicago in March and who are interested in participating in a panel session on the use of these new technologies. If you are interested please email me at ‘jesse at very spatial dot com’.

General

Hobu Podcast 2 out now

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I noticed this yesterday, but I completely forgot to blog it. Howard Butler’s second podcast is out and he interviews James Fee of the popular Spatially Adjusted blog. They discuss a good bit of the state of GIS and a nice interlude where they discussed the joys of command line ArcInfo and the explosion of […]