Recap: Bing at //build/ 2016

If you couldn’t attend in person, we want to remind you that you are now able to get free access to all the Bing Search APIs, including documentation and demo widgets that demonstrate the capabilities of the offering. These APIs give developers access to the same search technology that powers the Bing search engine and
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Announcing the developer preview for Bing’s new Search APIs

The Bing team knows that developers want solutions that are easy to understand, simple to implement, and can make your apps and experiences smarter and more engaging for your users. Based on feedback from developers, partners and customers, we have created the next-generation of search APIs.
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Open source contribution from Bing: RocksDB is now available in Windows Platform

RocksDB is an open source key-value persistent store, optimized for fast storage. It was started and open-sourced by the Facebook engineering team. It is performant in contemporary server environments, takes advantage of modern storage media, and drastically improves on the LevelDB foundation it was initially built on. It provides scalability with number of CPUs and
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Recap: Microsoft Advertising at //Build/ 2015

Thanks again to all of the developers at //Build/ 2015 who attended the advertising sessions in person and online, and to all who stopped by the Microsoft Advertising booth to ask us questions and offer feedback.  We appreciate the partnership and dialogue and it was great to connect with many of you in person!
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GitHub Integration in Developer Assistant

Developer Assistant for Visual Studio is a productivity plugin that brings the combined power of Bing code search capabilities and contextual help to day-to-day developer problems, like resolving code errors and searching for projects and code samples. Developer Assistant has taken a big leap with integration of GitHub in the latest version. GitHub hosts the
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Bing Developer Assistant Released

Today we’re releasing the RTM version of Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio. To get started, download Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio 2013 or Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio 2012 from the Visual Studio Extension Gallery. This extension provides smart, contextual help to solve everyday dev problems like searching for projects, code samples and
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Be Smooth: Optimize Bing Maps in Multipage Windows Store apps (JavaScript)

Bing Maps is the most widely used map control inside of Windows Store apps. Many simple apps consist of a single page user experience while many other consist of multiple pages. Many developers like to use Bing Maps throughout their application, but have found that this results in the map control constantly being loaded/disposed as
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How to add custom auto complete functionality to your map app

More and more developers want to add auto complete to their map applications, and for good reason. It’s convenient for users and can help make your map application a user-friendly delight. In this blog post I will show you how to use Bing Spatial Data Services to create custom auto complete functionality in your next
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