LA Solutions staff have written a number of technical articles. These include programming, MicroStation®, GIS™, and relational databases. Some articles describe aspects of software development for MicroStation CONNECT, or its predecessor MicroStation V8i. Other articles provide code examples written in C#, C++ or VBA. More generally, there are articles about C++, VBA and .NET development with C#.
Read about C++ wrappers, COM servers, XML Transformation and other topics developed using .NET.
Computer Aided Design (CAD) lets engineers and draftsmen create 3D and 2D models and drawings. LA Solutions is primarily concerned with Bentley Systems' MicroStation.
MicroStation programming articles index …
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) let geographers and analysts examine data in a spatial context. LA Solutions is primarily concerned with Bentley Map and PowerMap from Bentley Systems.
A database is often used to store alpha-numeric 'business' information. We can help design and implement your database, whether Microsoft Access™, SQL Server™ or Oracle™.
For GIS and asset-management applications, a database is commonly linked to graphic elements in Bentley Systems' MicroStation. For example, an office plan might have asset data stored in a relational database, or a GIS application might have feature data stored in a hierarchical XML data repository.
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Read articles about Windows in the context of CAD administration and software development.
Having trouble reading a help (*.chm) document that you've downloaded? Read this article about Enabling HTML Help over a Network.
Bentley Systems' MicroStation is a certified Windows application. Plug-ins for MicroStation developed by LA Solutions are consequently also Windows compatible. We use Microsoft tools to develop 64-bit and 32-bit apps.
You may also find the Be Communities website useful. It is a source of blogs about Bentley Systems products and Forums where you can ask questions and receive answers.