[postgis-users] PostGIS and .NET?

Peter Aberline AberlineP at willis.com
Fri Nov 14 00:08:12 PST 2003

Thanks, Regina and Paul for your the suggestions about this. I actually had
an idea of putting these classes through J# - which allows Java syntax code
to run in .NET. Another idea I had was to use the old J++ product to
compile the Java classes into COM components and then use the .NET/COM
interop functionality.

I'm not so interested in graphical visualisations, as I want to access the
GEOS (  :-) !!!) functions to do come spatial relationship computations.

If I get anywhere, I'll send you the code.


Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 16:56:32 -0500
From: "Obe, Regina     DND\\MIS" <robe.dnd at ci.boston.ma.us>
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 I was interested in something similar too.  I was thinking of subclassing
the PostGreSQL.NET driver and basically taking the existing Java classes
that Refractions has provided and converting that to its C# equivalent.
Looking at the code I think it should be a fairly straight forward
conversion and probably a lot of it can be automated with the Java to .NET
conversion tools.

Although I don't know too much about the graphical rendering side of things
when it comes to using it in a meaningful way.


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