Just a quick reminder - I have a new version of MPMileage in beta testing that adds support for ODBC databases. (the released version only supports Access and Excel).
If anyone would like to help test this, let me know. It will be released in a couple of weeks.
MPMileage batch calculates lists of point-to-point routes that are listed in a database. The results are written to the database. All MapPoint routing options are supported. It can also calculate distance, travel
Our most recent newsletter was published yesterday and it now archived online - http://www.mp2kmag.com/update/mappoi...er/2009-03-24/
Highlights include another installment of our MapPoint / Excel VBA programming tutorials and the announcement of the new MapPoint Consultant and Products directories on MapForums.
You can view all the archived newsletters and subcribe on this page: http://www.mp2kmag.com/update/
Last week during the keynote at MIX09, Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president at Microsoft, announced the Virtual Earth Silverlight control, which will be made available to developers on Friday. The Virtual Earth Silverlight control will provide a smoother transition between zoom levels and when panning the maps, while significantly improving the load time required to render maps, all of which makes for a more seamless experience. For more information, please visit: http://blogs.msdn.com/virtualearth/a...p-control.aspx.
I have just started to add support for SQL Server support in MPMileage.
MPMileage is designed to work with databases, and SQL Server is a natural addition. It currently supports Access and Excel. It is likely that the new addition will support SQL Server 2000 and later, although the exact version support has not been finalized.
Are you interested in beta testing the new SQL Server interface? If so, let me know...
New versions of all three products have been released over the past couple of days.
MileCharter v2.10 and RouteWriter v2.7 both add support for Windows 7 and improved license key handling in multiple-addin environments.
MPSuperShape v1.7 also adds support for Windows 7, in addition to support for the StyleMap tag during KML import. As well as some minor import/export bug gixes, v1.7 also adds the ability to export freeform shapes as all closed shapes, or all open lines.