Multiplatform technology with map.apps for the official real estate market information system in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
At the beginning of 2016, the new BORISplus.NRW 3.0 was released online, initially as a web app optimized for the desktop. In a second step, the app was made responsive, thus optimizing its use for tablets and mobile devices. Since the end of August 2016, the BORISplus Services of the state of NRW can now be used as real apps for iOS, Android and Microsoft. The BORISplus.NRW app can be obtained directly from the respective app stores.
Focused apps are built with map.apps, tailored to the needs of users and easy to use. A brief explanation of individual functions, even with very focussed apps, can contribute to making a much more positive user experience, especially for new users.
These explanations should be directly related to the application and the respective functions, and appear at the right time in the right place. To achieve this and avoid that extra help on a separate page must be called, there is now a new free bundle download: IntroJS
From version 3.5, advanced Maven processes are now available for the multi-device capabilities of map apps. These can be scripted using Apache Cordova from existing Web applications create native apps for iOS, Android and Windows 10 (universal).
The rollout of service.monitor 4.1, to all existing customers, will start this week.
Analytics - new query dashboards
For analytics, the product offer new dashboard definitions, focussing on concrete question of analytics users.
map.apps already offers standard functions to select features via the selection tool by dragging a rectangle (or circle, etc...) or by "drawing" multiple graphic shapes on the map, and displaying the seleciton results in the Result Center.
A new bundle, "Advanced Selection", now enables advanced spatial selection options, which may be quite complex in nature. Different selection methods are provided in a central selection widget. These are intuitive and optimized to be able to perform more complex selection methods with a few clicks, which till now may have required several operations.
With the new Geo Web Analytics functionalities, we are offering a tailor-made solution for purposefully analyzing and dynamically illustrating the concrete usage of the digital services being offered to map.apps providers. service.monitor Analytics seamlessly intergrates into map.apps Manager, because it has been developed on con terra's solution platform. It immediately benefits from the proven system design of map.apps.
The previously named "map.apps Developer Network" information and communication platform is expanding its focus. Renamed to the "con terra Developer Network" it now serves for all con terra products.
"Show me all new faults", "Which house connections are planned and which are operational", "Which waters are suitable for bathing?", "Which orders do I have today and where are they?" - Questions like these usually mean that some complex queries must be formulated and carried out on geodata and their properties. With the Query Builder, con terra now offers a new bundle that can be used to creat such queries in a simple manner and used easily and intuitively by the user.