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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. NET, which does not hold true for C 4. The main considerations since I am the only person who will be taking part in ex;loring are future extendability, “safety” of code, and readability.
Otherwise there is no reason why not to get arcobjecst job done in the cutting-edge. You will be living on an obscure and bleeding edgeespecially within the ESRI community but even to some extent in the larger. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
Email Required, but never shown. There are a few differencesbut they both offer similar features like exception handling, etc.
However, given your specific situation, I would actually float a different idea, specifically IronPython. I never got that far, but I did write this little testing script. Sign up using Facebook. You get to explore an obscure and bleeding edge, lighting the way for the ESRI and. This is not intended as an answer per se, but is submitted in reference to the IronPython answer posted by Dan S. I don’t have a local DB right now, so I can’t try dxploring exactly, but maybe I’ll do a test sooner rather than later.
What are the most important things to keep in mind when choosing which of the two languages to begin study in for use with ArcObjects? I simply want my need to be understood. Here’s my two cents coming from extensive experience with both of them along with few other languages: NET-land too, and IronPython supports IDispatch so there’s a chance they might be directly portable with just a few code-line changes. In addition to the state-of-the-art user interface found in these programs, they all come with an extensive, component-based object model called ArcObjects.
The COM interop is not as convenient as it could be, though. Sign up using Email and Password.
C is easier to read because its less verbose, there are more C jobs overall, and I will be really surprised if you can do something with VB. I will not compare the two languages here as there has been plenty written about them, as well as many xrcobjects flamewars fought. Petr Krebs 9, 1 17 Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 98mm 3, So in my opinion, only if you have large legacy codebase in VB which you cannot afford to rewrite, go with VB.
NET, but I would like to ask for further reasoning to consider when deciding on one language over another for a person of my background. Book ratings by Goodreads. Mine would be strongly in the C camp, as VB. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of You can keep working in python until you hit other limitations and make the arcobjcts to other.
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Furthermore, documentation from Esri and Microsoft typically provide examples for equivalent operations in both VB. Responses have been great.
Moreover, while I love IronPython, I would not recommend it to someone who is just starting with ArcObjects since the additional layer of interop and abstraction can be easily confusing for beginners. This has worked just fine for me so far, but there appears to be a need for me arcobjecta move into a.