SharpMap 0.9

SharpMap is an easy-to-use mapping library for use in web and desktop applications. It provides access to many types of GIS data, enables spatial querying of that data, and renders beautiful maps. The engine is written in C# and based on the .Net 2.0 framework. SharpMap is released under GNU Lesser General Public License. A new release of SharpeMap was shipped Oct 22, 2009

GeoDjango the GIS branch Python framework Django

GeoDjango the GIS branch of Djengo "intends to be a world-class geographic web framework. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible to build GIS web applications and harness the power of spatially enabled data." This API can be use between Data (PostGIS, MySQL, Oracle,  or with  API GDAL, GEOS and PROJ.4) and interface like OpenLayers or Google Maps. In this pdf presentation, we can read that
  • Django is a high-level Python framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.  Django is use by many organisation such as Google, Nasa, Washington post, Apple, IBM and much more...
  • Goal of GeoDjango is to make it as easy as possible to build GIS web applications and harness the power of spatially enabled data.
Here's some example of web site using GeoDjango: http://www.everyblock.com/ http://prototype.nytimes.com/represent/ http://projects.latimes.com/mapping-la/neighborhoods/ http://marinemap.org/