Using US Census data with Bing Maps

While creating the code samples for the Bing Maps V8 web control, we wanted to make the samples more realistic and use real data. As such, many of the Bing Maps V8 interactive code samples use data from a number of sources such as earthquake data from the USGS, satellite imagery of hurricanes from NASA, weather radar data from Iowa State University, and 2010 US Census data from the US Census Bureau.
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Bing Maps V8 SDK Fall Update

Bing Maps V8 SDK Fall Update

The main release branch of the Bing Maps Version 8 web control (V8) has been in a code freeze over the last two months for the holiday season. Over this time the Bing Maps team focused primarily on bug fixes and performance improvements in Bing Maps V8. Here are some of the more notable new features added in this release.
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Bing Maps V8 SDK September 2016 Update

Bing Maps V8 SDK September 2016 Update

In this regular update to the Bing Maps Version 8 developer control (V8), we have added a couple of new data visualization features to help you make better sense of your business data through the new Data Binning and Contour Modules.
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Bing Maps V8 August 2016 Update

Bing Maps V8 August 2016 Update

This is the second regular monthly update to Bing Maps Version 8 control (V8) since its release in late June. In last month’s update, we saw many new features such as draggable pushpins and spatial math geometry. Not to be out done, we have added many new and exciting features in our August update.
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Bing Maps V8 July 2016 Update

Bing Maps V8 July 2016 Update

It’s been just over a month ago since Bing Maps Version 8 (V8) was released, and today we are happy to announce the first of our regular updates to the main release branch of V8.
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TypeScript Definitions for Bing Maps V8 Released on GitHub

TypeScript Definitions for Bing Maps V8 Released on GitHub

Today, we are happy to announce that we have released of TypeScript Definitions for Bing Maps V8. These provide intellisense and richer error catching functionality to your development environment. If you haven’t used TypeScript before we highly recommend you give it a try as it fills a lot of gaps that you wished JavaScript supported and makes development easier.
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Announcing Bing Maps V8 control for the Web

Announcing Bing Maps V8 control for the Web

It is with great pleasure that we announce the preview release of the Bing Maps V8 control, Microsoft modern web mapping platform. The Bing Maps V8 control reduces development time by requiring less code to implement more features into your app. It also brings significant performance improvement by using the HTML5 canvas, which provides the ability to render vector data significantly faster than previous versions of the Bing Maps JavaScript...
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Geography awareness week is Nov. 16th -22nd, GIS Day is Nov. 19th

Hey teachers, students, parents and geography lovers, did you know that this week is Geography Awareness Week? It was established by the National Geographic Society 25 years ago to encourage American citizens to “think and learn about the significance of place and how we affect and are affected by it.” The event seeks to raise awareness about the deficit of geography education in American schools and to excite people about geography...
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ARTICQUE Using Bing Maps to Localize French Election Results

This website is provided by ARTICQUE, an electoral specialist and editor of statistical mapping technologies. With this application, you can easily analyze election results at a Country, Department and even Community level.   “ARTICQUE chose to use Microsoft Bing Maps because of their responsiveness and the system reliability. Users will be able to localize the data in an efficient and user friendly way.” – Helene Junin...
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