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In the previous posts in this series, I showed how to retrieve spatial data from SQL 2008, transform it into pixel coordinates, and to construct a shape from it which could be added to a WPF or SL canvas. Even though you could produce a recognizable map image from that alone,
it’s much more compelling to plot this over a map.
There are few options here for how you might do this, and I’ll discuss each of these in turn. You could:
Of course, these approaches could be used in combination as well (just think of the Deep Zoom possibilities for a bunch of cached map images at progressively smaller view scales…)
I’ll dig into each of these approaches in the next posts in the series…