ESRI 2008 UC: Start up

Well, I’m here at the ESRI User Conference in San Diego, CA. I’m the GIS admin at Val Verde USD and this is the 2nd time I’ve been here.  I have to say, that this is one of the best conferences I’ve been to.  Not only in content, but the actual logistics of the entire event.  The San Diego Convention Center is a great place, very easy to get around, clean, with lots of nearby restaurants of any food type.  Just the shear amount of people in attendance is a logistical nightmare, but everything is always very orderly and wellRead More

Interviews on TechZulu

I just found out about TechZulu because Geoffrey Emery is involved.  He ended up interviewing a lot of us at the SQL 2008 Firestarter event in Irvine, CA.   Swing on by as they have a lot of great interviews from developers and other contributers to technology. I know that James Johson is really pulling for them to video our IE .Net User Group MVP event in July.  So, Geoffrey, Efren and the rest, come on and do it! 🙂  Here’s a list of interviews from the Firestarter event (in no particular order – well maybe all except mine): Matt Penner (your’sRead More

Isaac @ MSDN : Our Upcoming Builder API

This is pretty sweet.  When Geoffrey Emery and I presented at the Microsoft SQL 2008 Fire Starter in Irvine we showed a lot of examples of viewing SQL 2008 spatial data in Microsoft Virtual Earth.  We did this primarily by grabbing the GML output from SQL 2008 and converting it to a GeoRSS feed, which Virtual Earth reads natively. Using the Builder API we could write a routine to output directly in GeoRSS. I’ll see if I can play with this later and give an example. SQL 2008 is really starting to come together and it’s pretty exciting. Isaac @Read More