User Manual

LayerSource Providers

LayerSource Providers are connections to a group of LayerSource objects.

Typically, these providers are either folders of file-based LayerSources or a database of table-based LayerSources.

By default, Mapzania adds three file-based LayerSource providers that point to the App_Data/Mapzania_Data folder of your project. These providers are:

  • Shapefile LayerSource Provider
  • GeoJSON LayerSource Provider
  • KML LayerSource Provider

This means that if you place a .shp, .geojson or .kml file in the the App_Data/Mapzania_Data folder of your project, it will be registered as a LayerSource when Mapzania starts up.

Additionally, Mapzania includes the following providers: