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MapGuide Open Source

Software information
DeveloperAutodesk, community-developed
Initial releaseNovember , 2005
Stable release2.2.0
Latest release dateMay 02, 2011
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows; some support for Linux
Platform32-bit , 64-bit
TypeWeb mapping
LicenseGNU LGPL
Websitehttp://mapguide.osgeo.org

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MapGuide Open Source is a web-based map-making platform that enables users to quickly develop and deploy web mapping applications and geospatial web services. The application was introduced as open source by Autodesk in November 2005, and the code was contributed to the Open Source Geospatial Foundation in March 2006 under the GNU LGPL.

MapGuide features an interactive viewer that includes support for feature selection, property inspection, map tips, and operations such as buffer, select within, and measure. MapGuide includes an XML database for storing and managing content, and supports most common geospatial file formats, databases, and standards. The MapGuide platform can be deployed on Linux or Microsoft Windows, supports Apache and IIS web servers, and offers extensive PHP, .NET, Java, and JavaScript APIs for application development.


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