Global Mapping Systems encourages third-party developers to take advantage of GPSy's numerous data export features. Building AppleEvent support for GPSy in a GIS application only takes a page of code and about an hour of programming. Global Mapping Systems encourages these outside linkages and provides source code and technical support to qualified partners.
For end-users who wish to poll GPSy using AppleEvents, this short sample AppleScript shows the basic method:
For developers, we have posted a SDK (Software Development Kit) with C source code (Metrowerks CodeWarrior Pro 4) to show how to poll GPSy for information using its AppleEvent interface:
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