• Silverlight is cool!

    Last friday we provided a fabulous websession with one of my favourite buddies here at PTV. Oli did show amazing mapping interfaces based on our xMapServer in combination with Microsoft’s Silverlight. Well, even though I’m placed right in front of the source I was very surprised about the large scope of interaction that is possible with that!…

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  • What about standards?

    We are facing a phenomenon: The industry defines various standards (The worst thing about standards, is: There’s a plural to it!), and as a software vendor you try to stick to them. What does this have to do with PTV? In the past, xServers were based on JWSDP – a rather “tolerant” technology.

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  • a first Roadmap for the xServer 1.12¬†release

    Here in Karlsruhe, it’s quite quiet and peaceful at the moment: Last weekend was Pfingsten (can anyone tell me, what the English term for this holiday is?) with monday a holiday, tomorrow’s a holiday. Nevertheless, work goes on and our goals are ambitious: We are planning to release the xServer 1.12 release around Christmas 2010, with a prerelease available in November.…

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  • Planning the next release

    Today, we (Product Management, Developers and a few internal customers are sitting together, to create a roadmap for the next version of the xServers, Version 1.12.

    During the last Mapware Conference, customers “complained”, that they were shown features which we announced and they had to wait half a year, until these were shipped.…

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  • A new release

    Today, we have released a new bunch of xServers. This release sureley is a developers release, as it makes developing with the xServers much easier: Uniform database handling, a uniform framework based on cxf and Java6 and comprehensive code samples¬†are some of these features.…

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