Accessing the Bing Maps REST services from various JavaScript frameworks

Accessing the Bing Maps REST services from various JavaScript frameworks

On the Bing Maps forums we often come across developers who have difficulty accessing the Bing Maps REST services using different JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, React, or Blazor. One common point of confusion is that passing in a REST service request URL into the address bar of a browser works, but passing that same URL into a method in JavaScript doesn’t. 
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Bing Maps for WordPress – Take 2

A while ago Chris Pendleton had blogged about Bing Maps for WordPress. In his post he described a plugin that was developed by Rich Gubby using the Bing Maps Web Control.  Just yesterday I discovered now another Bing Maps plugin for WordPress developed by Regart.net. You can download the plugin directly from the WordPress Plugin Directory. 
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Bing Maps and Hotmail come together

If you are using the web-client of Hotmail or Office Live you may already have discovered it: Hotmail integrates now with Bing Maps. When you create a new email, you can now insert various types of content from Bing, including Bing Maps: 
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Overlaying Parcel Boundaries on Bing Maps

Overlaying Parcel Boundaries on Bing Maps

In coordination with Digital Map Products (DMP), developers can now easily overlay over 100 million US parcels to more easily identify boundaries between properties. Using a simple, native method in Bing Maps and DMP’s ParcelStream API with just 7 lines of code (yes, SEVEN) you can tap into this wonderful trove of parcel information. 
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