Getting Started

 

Installation

Finish your installation and set up your IDE to start developing.

What's new

The feature highlights of this version.

Basic application

Write your first basic LuciadCPillar application.

Product reference information

Discover the data types supported in LuciadCPillar and other reference information.

Troubleshooting

Find information to resolve common problems.

Architecture and development principles

 

Core concepts

Find out how the API supports the development of a Model-View-Controller (MVC) application, and how to approach models and map views starting from those MVC principles.

Logging

Set up your logging framework.

Threading rules

Rules and expectations for threading in LuciadCPillar.

Code conventions used in the API

Learn about the C++ and C# conventions in the API.

Models

 

Handling vector data

Learn how to work with vector data in LuciadCPillar.

Geometries

Create geometries.

Handling elevation data

Decode elevation data.

Maps

 

Working with the Map

Set up and customize the Map.
Changed in 2022.0

Interacting with the map

Learn how to use controllers to interact with the map.

Visualizing feature data

Visualize, style and label feature data on the map

Visualizing raster data

Visualize raster data

Visualizing terrain

Visualize elevation data as terrain.
New in 2022.0

Visualizing point cloud data

Learn how to display and style large-scale point cloud data.
New in 2022.0

Visualizing tiled mesh data

Learn how to display and style large-scale 3D mesh data.

Geodesy and geometry

 

Geodesy

Geodesy and core geometry principles in LuciadCPillar.

Data Formats

 

GeoTIFF

Decode and visualize data in the GeoTIFF format (*.tif, *.tiff).
New in 2022.0

HSPC

Load and visualize point clouds in the Hexagon Smart Point Cloud (HSPC) format.
New in 2022.0

OGC 3D Tiles

Point Cloud data (PNTS) and Reality meshes (the B3DM or Batched 3D Model format) served using the OGC 3D Tiles protocol.

OGC GeoPackage

OGC GeoPackage is an open, standards-based, platform-independent, portable, self-describing, compact format for transferring geospatial information

OGC WMS

Connect with an OGC Web Map Service (WMS).

OGC WMTS

Connect with an OGC Web Map Tile Service (WMTS).

SHP

Decode and visualize data in the Esri Shapefile format (*.shp).

Symbology

 

Military Symbology

Create and visualize data using the MIL-STD 2525 or APP-6 military standards.