Daily Archives: May 20, 2008

Custom data source for Google Earth

Using just these links as a guide, we quickly (less than a day) put up a data source over https for our customers to download GIS data to Google Earth.

KML reference and tutorial – KML is the XML language used to describe features that can be displayed in Google Earth and Google Maps.

Sample code to generate KML from a web service or web page (it’s VB.Net).

How to implement a custom authentication provider for IIS in .Net. Very useful if you need to authenticate your KML-generating web page and you don’t want to use Active Directory.


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