The majority of formats require the same two steps for visualization on a Lightspeed view. To visualize AIXM5 data:

  1. Decode the data into an ILcdModel using an ILcdModelDecoder.

  2. Create an ILspLayer for the ILcdModel and add it to the ILspView.

//First create the model
ILcdModelDecoder decoder =
    new TLcdCompositeModelDecoder(TLcdServiceLoader.getInstance(ILcdModelDecoder.class));
ILcdModel model = decoder.decode("Data/AIXM/5.1/Chicago O'Hare.aixm51");

//Create a layer for the model using the TLspAIXMStyler
TLspAIXMStyler styler = new TLspAIXMStyler();
TLspLabelPainter labelPainter = new TLspLabelPainter();
// better results in combination with transparent shapes
ILspLayer layer = TLspShapeLayerBuilder.newBuilder()
                                       .bodyStyler(TLspPaintState.REGULAR, styler)
                                       .labelStyler(TLspPaintState.REGULAR, styler)

//Add the layer to the Lightspeed view (an ILspView)

This results in a AIXM5 layer with default styling. See the Visualizing AIXM5 data on a Lightspeed view reference guide for more information on how to customize the styling.

This code snippet uses the TLcdCompositeModelDecoder, initialized with all model decoders available in the service registry.

The model decoder class that is actually responsible for decoding AIXM5 data is the TLcdAIXM51ModelDecoder.