An interesting update via way of CloverPoint (http://www.cloverpoint.com/) in Victoria BC, Canada as they share details of their Mapshark application. Simply put, Mapshark enables ArcGIS users to create dynamic, customizable maps on the web… plain and simple! From Cloverpoint… CloverPoint’s Mapshark simplifies the process of designing, implementing, generating and delivering maps on the web. It has been formulated so that users with limited graphic and web design abilities can create informative and aesthetically pleasing on-line maps. The Mapshark interface is intuitively designed and uncomplicated to allow for personalized data to be added to a real time web map interface.
- The free Flex interface is an open source framework that deploys consistently on all major browsers, desktops, and operating systems. It is available today in Beta.
- Layer management is a key feature of this application, allowing the user to employ datasets provided to you within the Mapshark package
- Mapshark is built on an Adobe Flex platform, which utilizes Flash, many other web mapping tools use rich internet applications such as Silverlight.
- mapshark is the tool to take your designs and implement them on the web through a simple series of steps.
See details at http://mapshark.cloverpoint.com/