Overview

This suite contains the MapControl, which is intended to display raster and vector maps in Universal Windows applications.

The Map Control provides the following features.

Image Tiles Providers

The DevExpress MapControl ships with support for two data providers: Bing Maps and OpenStreetMap.

  • Bing Maps example:

    BingMapsImageTilesProvider

  • OpenStreetMap example:

    OpenStreetMapDataProvider

Support for Vector Formats

  • Shapefile

    The DevExpress MapControl provides support for the Shapefile format. Note that our map control is capable of loading both shape contours and supplementary information from shapefiles. With this capability, you can, for example, display map regions painted in different colors (for more information, refer to the Colorizers topic).

    Concepts_VectorData_FileFormats_Shapefile

  • KML

    In addition, the MapControl supports KML file format.

    Concepts_VectorData_FileFormats_KML

Vector Layer Features

The DevExpress MapControl ships with the following built-in vector elements.

  • Dot
  • Ellipse
  • Line
  • Polygon
  • Polyline
  • Path
  • Rectangle
  • Pushpin
  • Custom Element

See Also