The contest was open to all developers, including Esri business partners, who are licensed users of ArcGIS Server 9.2 or current EDN subscribers. Entries were judged on creativity, applicability, and originality.
Waterman's application displays the results of geospatial analysis performed in ArcGIS Server in either Google Maps or Microsoft Earth. Clicking on a parcel generates a simple buffer and displays information about the selected parcel. Waterman, who resides in East Burke, Vermont, is a vice president of geospatial services.
Dave Bouwman received second place and $7,500 for his ArcGIS Server Virtual Tile Server. Designed for use with any map rendering engine, the initial release had one Tile Provider that used the ArcGIS Server SOAP API. Bouwman is a senior software architect from Fort Collins, Colorado.
Additional information about the winning applications, as well as the code for them, is available from www.esri.com/codechallengeblog.