How to Make Use of Maps in Universal Apps

Universal Apps are a pretty hot topic in the world of Windows app development. Universal apps allow you to build an app for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 while, at the same time allowing you to share code, user controls, styles, strings, and other assets between the two projects in Visual Studio. This saves time having to develop code for each platform. Recently on the Bing Maps forums, there have been a lot of questions around maps and universal apps. The primary concern being that many users want to create a XAML control in the shared part of the universal app and have it include a map. In this blog post we are going to take a look at how to make use of maps inside the shared project of a universal app…READ MORE