Bing Maps at WPC

We’re here! Come check us out in the “Power of Performance” showcase area on show floor. We have fun and exciting demos planned and maybe a few extra’s up our sleeve. Get lost with our Toronto Bird’s Eye Imagery and find your way again with our interactive Metro Toronto Convention Centre Venue Map. This year, we are excited to have Chris Longo, Bing Maps Partner Account Manager and Geoff Innis, Bing Maps Technical...
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Bing Maps at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Going to the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington DC next week? We are too. The Bing Maps team will be there in full force with lots of activities for you to immerse yourself with knowledge about Bing Maps, how Bing Maps are being used by Microsoft Partners via presentation by those partners, a hands on lab and Microsoft Partner awards (solutions have used Bing Maps!). Check out the full roster of activities and how you can get...
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Become The King of Bing Maps!

We’re searching for someone to worship. Someone to lead the way in Bing Map App development. Someone who will set the bar for what a Bing Map App should be. We’re looking for a King of Bing Maps. You think you’ve got it? Let’s see it. Leave your college computer class coding in the dorm and bring something awe-inspiring to the Bing team. Be the best of the best and we’ll crown you The King of Bing Maps. Here&rsquo...
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Announcing the Bing Map App SDK…and 3 New Bing Map Apps

Today is a big day for Bing Maps fans who have been eagerly awaiting their chance to strut their stuff in the Bing Map App Gallery. Beginning today, developers can download the Bing Map App SDK and start building, testing and submitting applications to Bing Maps to be featured in the gallery. "OMG! Where do I go to get it??" To access the Bing Map App SDK, login to Microsoft Connect at http://connect.microsoft.com/bingmapapps (you...
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Maps, the Universe & Everything Event

Going to Tech Ed, 2010 in New Orleans next week? Got plans on Monday night? Well, you do now. The Bing Maps team has put together a little shin-dig to celebrate your attendance and we’re opening up the doors for you to chat directly with a few Bing Maps team members. Got questions? Let’s chat over drinks! What do you need to do? Look for the people with Bing Shirts or stop by the Bing Booth and pick up one of these invites. On the...
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Bing Maps SXSW Panel Announced

About 6 weeks ago I asked the Bing Maps Product Management team about our presence at SXSW. A couple weeks later they gave me a panel. Then, they asked me to proctor it. Oh, and populate it. Hmm, this was a bit more than I was expecting to take on, but always up for a challenge I ran with it and now I’m proud to announce my panel for SXSW jam-packed with location all-stars. My panel is on Sunday, March 14 @ 9:30 AM. Here’s the scoop...
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Bing Maps Platform Exam & Training

As part of Microsoft Learning, we’ve updated our exam for application development against the Bing Maps Platform. What’s this all about? For those of you who are new to Microsoft Learn, it’s all about getting certifications. Certifications lead to qualifications. Qualifications lead to being added to respective lists. Being added to respective lists means you’re up for getting business referrals from Microsoft; and, that...
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Bing Maps Platform Survey – Your Input Needed

It’s survey time again, where you get the chance to provide direct feedback to the Product Management team to help make The Bing Maps Platform better. We want to hear what’s important to you so we can prioritize accordingly. You want a WPF control? How about multi-modal routing? Traffic in France (got that request today)? Let’s hear it. Fill out the survey below and see your vote count toward making The Bing Maps Platform...
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Bing Maps Challenge, Win $100 Gift Card

Think you’re savvy enough to navigate Bing Maps faster than anyone else? Answer 4 questions and you’ll be in the running to win a $100 gift card courtesy of the Bing Maps team. Take the Bing Maps Challenge now. CP – Follow me on Twitter @ChrisPendleton
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Bing Maps Publishes Haitian Post-Earthquake Imagery

For those of you wanting to see the devastation in Haiti resulting from the recent Earthquake, Bing Maps has published the new imagery online. Visit the Bing Maps web site to view the imagery first hand. The imagery Is 50 cm color imagery taken from Digital Globe’s new Worldview 2 satellite.  While the imagery is current, there was a cloud over part of Port au Prince which obscures some of the downtown area.  Digital Globe will be...
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