Weathernew.com has a nice scrolling map of the earths weather on their home page. Up until recently this map was a flash application. This week they revealed their new WPF XBAP version of the map.
Features of the Map
Both Flash and WPF version have these features
- Scrolling map
- Map slows down or reverses postion based on mouse location
- Overlay animated sattelite cloud photos
- Show day/night boundries
- Show global climate
The WPF version adds one feature that I didn’t see on the Flash version though. Click the button marked in the screen shot below and the map will morph from a flat view to a 3D globe view!
Compare the two
Here are the links to the WPF and Flash versions. Compare for yourself.