Take the 2-minute tour ×
Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a set of shape files that I want to display on a map along with satellite imagery.

I currently use ThinkGeo for this sort of thing on Windows.

I'm writing a Windows Phone app that must operate in offline mode and ThinkGeo do not yet have a Windows Phone product.

I think I have 2 choices:

1) Use ArcGis for Windows Phone. Use Bing maps imagery when online. Store the shape files offline.

2) Use Bing maps and try to draw the shape files onto it or generate tiles from the shape files.

Has anyone gone down this road? Any ideas?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted
  1. There have been a lot of discussions about offline support on the ESRI Forums, so I would suggest that you checkout the development on the betacommunity as for shape files there is a Contrib package for Silverlight that includes a Shapefile datasource might be possible to convert to WP7.
share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.