[postgis-users] newbie question: PostGIS and .NET?

Obe, Regina robe.dnd at cityofboston.gov
Tue Jul 15 11:40:39 PDT 2008

Have him take a look at SharpMap.  Its got .NET drivers for PostGIS and other layer types.
It works for both ASP.NET and windows .net apps.
Hope that helps,


From: postgis-users-bounces at postgis.refractions.net on behalf of Jean David TECHER
Sent: Tue 7/15/2008 2:32 PM
To: postgis-users at postgis.refractions.net
Subject: Re: [postgis-users] newbie question: PostGIS and .NET?

Quoting Saka Royban <srph124 at yahoo.com>:

> Hi all.
> Sorry for elementary question. but i didn't find anything to support 
>  PostGIS in .NET environment.
> just some driver for Java.
> I mainly wanna make a desktop GIS applications and it sounds PostGIS 
>  helpful to be used as a back-end to manage large number of  
> shapefiles. So, is there a way to use this spatial database in .NET?
For PostgreSQL you have Npgsql that support PostgreSQL queries

> Queries support by PostGIS are excellent but i need to have export  
> of SQL commands in shapefile.

You have pgsql2shp that could do it! Perhaps need to use API to .net?

> Thanks
> saka

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