Updated Bing Maps SDKs for Windows Store Apps, for Windows 8.0 and 8.1

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Today we are announcing the availability of updated Bing Maps SDKs for Windows Store apps for both Microsoft Windows 8.0 and 8.1 in the Visual Studio Gallery. The Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store Apps update for Microsoft Windows 8.1, which consists of the Bing Maps SDK for JavaScript (for JavaScript Developers) and Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps (for Visual Basic, C# and C++ Developers), has been updated for…

Build 2013 Announcements: Developer Services, New Bing Developer Center, and Much More

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A new set of developer services and the new Bing Developer Center were announced at Build 2013 today. The new streamlined Bing Developer Center puts all the content you need in one single location, with links to documentation, downloads, sample code, how-to’s, as well as links to partner blogs where you can find even more technical content.  Check out the blog on the Bing Developer Center to learn about the new version…

Overview of Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps in just one minute

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Check out the new One dev minute video and tutorial that takes you through all the steps you need to display your location on a map in a C# Windows Store app using the Bing Maps for Windows Store apps SDK. Simple clear instructions take you from signing up for a Trial or Basic Windows Store app Bing Maps key [also see http://www.microsoft.com/maps for more details about key types] to…

Bing Maps Android SDK available on Codeplex

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InKnowledge has launched an open-source Bing Maps SDK for Android. This new SDK now gives Android developers a choice in terms of map controls and provides greater flexibility as a result of having direct access to the code base. You can find the SDK at: http://bingmapsandroidsdk.codeplex.com/ Built using the latest Bing Maps AJAX Control 7.0, the Bing Maps Android SDK has all JavaScript wrapped with native Java calls. As a result,…

Improving the Map App Developer Experience

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Since we released the Bing Map App SDK publicly in June, thousands of developers around the world have downloaded it and many have provided us with feedback on their experiences. One of the most frequent comments was that the debugging and testing aspect was, well, cumbersome. As a company that prides itself in its developer tools and its ability to make a developer’s job easier, we felt—no, we knew—we could…

Bing Maps Goes Mobile – For Free

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More and more developers are choosing Bing Maps, and today there’s great news for all of you – the new Windows Phone 7 SDK features Bing Maps as its default map control. But it’s not just about Windows Phone – we’ve made Bing Maps free for you to create consumer-facing mobile applications on any platform. (For details, see the Bing Maps Mobile Terms of Use.) If you’re new to Windows…