I am looking to programatically generate an image from a WKT string (or any other common format, such as WKB or SQL Spatial geography). Are there any existing libraries that allow for this? I am working in .Net, but I am open to anything. The idea is that I could generate dynamic tile layers with the images instead of having to load up my Silverlight UI with heavy vector layers. Any ideas?
You can use MapScript (part of MapServer) to make images from any sort of geometry. With (e.g.) MapScript for PHP, you could build a geometry from a WKT string with