SHP (ESRI Shapefile Reader)
I’ve added another lib to my Google Code page: SHP, a collection of classes for parsing ESRI Shapefiles. This format is used a lot with Geographical Information System (GIS). Using this lib it’s possible to have Flash read in GIS data, and have it render pretty pictures from it. At this time I don’t have a demo yet but I’m working on that, so stay tuned.
The lib currently support SHP files containing either Point, PointZ, Polygon or Polyline records.
For more info on the Shapefile format, see this Wikipedia entry:
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- Monday, February 12th, 2007 at 6:16 pm