The TatukGIS Developer Kernel VCL Training Kit

TatukGIS Consulting now offers the TatukGIS Developer Kernel (DK) VCL Training Kit for version 9 of the TatukGIS DK VCL.

The DK VCL Training Kit can be ordered here.


TatukGIS Consulting has been working with the TatukGIS DK since 2003 and has deep knowledge of the DK and a close relationship with TatukGIS. Purchasing the DK VCL Training Kit allows developers and organizations to substantially reduce the DK VCL learning curve and quickly begin creating powerful DK VCL applications by tapping into the wealth of TatukGIS DK knowledge held by TatukGIS Consulting.

The DK VCL Training Kit includes a detailed training manual containing over 100 pages of hands-on instructional material covering 16 chapters that illustrate step-by-step how to set-up and use the DK VCL to create 12 focused applications. Included with the DK VCL Training Kit are source code to the applications, sample data, and videos that illustrate how to use most of the applications.

The DK VCL Training Kit illustrates how to quickly create a fully functioning GIS Viewer/Editor application. Create new vector layers, select features by location, create in-memory layers, edit shapes, geoprocessing, edit attributes, advanced feature symbolization, edit enterprise GIS database layers, GPS, address matching, routing, and more!!

The topics covered in the DK VCL Training Kit include a broad range of the functionality offered by the DK VCL. The following is the chapter index from the DK VCL Training Manual.

GIS BASICS

LESSON 1. CREATING A NEW DELPHI SOLUTION THAT USES THE TATUKGIS DK VCL CONTROLS, .TTKGP PROJECT FILES, AND ADDING & REMOVING LAYERS FROM THE DISPLAY

LESSON 2. CHANGING THE MAP EXTENT, ZOOMING, AND SETTING THE SCALE

LESSON 3. SELECTING FEATURES: SELECT BY ATTRIBUTES, ZOOM TO SELECTION, SELECT BY LOCATION, AND MANUAL SELECTION. IN-MEMORY LAYERS AND THE TGIS_LAYERVECTOR.LOOP METHOD ARE INTRODUCED

LESSON 4. USING THE TGIS_EDITOR OBJECT TO CREATE NEW SHAPES, SAVE AND ABORT EDIT OPERATIONS, EDIT VERTICES, UNDO/REDO, DELETE LAST SHAPE, ADD PARTS, DELETE PARTS, AND DELETE VERTICES

LESSON 5. CREATING NEW VECTOR LAYERS, EDITING SHAPES WITH CODE(AS OPPOSED TO USING THE TGIS_EDITOR OBJECT), BUFFERING SHAPES, CREATING AN 'IN-MEMORY' LAYER, AND EXPORTING VECTOR LAYERS

LESSON 6. GEOPROCESSING: SPLITTING SHAPES, UNIONING SHAPES, SUBTRACTING SHAPES, CLIPPING SHAPES, MERGING VECTOR LAYERS, AND GENERATING RANDOM POINTS

LESSON 7. ATTRIBUTING FEATURES, THE TGIS_CONTROLATTRIBUTES OBJECT, AND THE TGIS_DATASET

LESSON 8. SYMBOLIZING FEATURES USING THE LAYER PROPERTIES DIALOG AND VIA CODE AND SAVING SYMBOLOGY TO LAYER PROPERTIES .INI FILES

LESSON 9. SETTING THE TGIS_VIEWERWND AND LAYER COORDINATE SYSTEMS, REPROJECTING-ON-THE-FLY, AND EXPORTING LAYERS TO A DIFFERENT COORDINATE SYSTEM

LESSON 10. MEASUREMENTS: AREAS, DISTANCES, XY COORDINATES, CONVERT PROJECTED POINTS TO GEOGRAPHIC, AND CREATE POINT B USING BEARING AND DISTANCE FROM POINT A

LESSON 11. WORKING WITH ENTERPRISE GIS DATABASES: THE SQL LAYER AND THE PIXELSTORE LAYER

LESSON 12. MAP OUTPUT: EXPORT TGIS_VIEWERWND DISPLAY TO IMAGE, SEND MAP TO MS WORD AT A CERTAIN SCALE, PRINT PREVIEW, PRINT SIMPLE MAP, USING MAP TEMPLATES

LESSON 13. USING GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM INPUT

LESSON 14. ADDRESS MATCHING AND ROUTING

LESSON 15. USING OTHER DATA FORMATS

LESSON 16. USEFUL FUNCTIONS IN THE TGIS_UTILS CLASS

The DK VCL Training Kit can be ordered here.