TatukGIS releases software development kit for Java

GIS-focused SDK brings vector and raster manipulation capabilities to the Java platform.

Polish software developer TatukGIS have released a fully-featured Java SDK for GIS applications, meaning that Java developers can now leverage thousands of GIS-specific methods and classes in a set of libraries aimed at facilitating development of custom GIS applications.

TatukGIS claim their Java development kernel is fully executable on Java Virtual Machine and supports multiple platforms, having tested compiled applications in Windows, macOS, Linux (Ubuntu x64), and Raspbian (Raspberry Pi) environments.

The newly released Java edition of TatukGIS’ developer kernel supports the same object API as the other members of the TatukGIS family of SDK products that are for .NET, ASP.NET, ActiveX, and Delphi, containing 750 classes and 19,000 documented methods and properties, along with extensive set of vector, image and grid data formats, including database layer formats via JDBC.

As the newest in the family, the Java SDK supports all of TatukGIS’ latest features, including:

  • Redesigned and extended support for pixel operations and grid analysis
  • Vector-to-grid interpolation algorithms for Kriging, IDW, Splines, and Heatmaps
  • Viewshed and Above-Ground-Level (AGL) visibility analysis
  • Fresnel zone analysis
  • Powerful built-in line style editor, unlimited line style possibilities
  • 700+ item SVG symbols library, S-57 nautical symbols
  • Redesigned and more intuitive visual layer property controls
  • Progressive background rendering of vector/raster basemaps