3D Elevation Models using HTML5 and Bing Maps

Recently we published a blog post on 3D Elevation Models with Bing Maps WPF. In this blog post we will show you how to create a tool for generating a 3D model of elevation data from the Bing Maps REST Elevation Service using HTML5 and Bing Maps. There are a couple of different ways to create 3D models in HTML5. The method we are going to use to is to project 3D data onto a 2D canvas. There are several JavaScript libraries available online that can...
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Attend the Bing Maps and SharePoint Solutions Webcast

  You are invited to attend this webcast to learn how solutions that integrate Bing Maps and SharePoint help organizations gain greater insight from their business data to make smarter business decisions. We will also explore new native geospatial support for SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 (SharePoint in the cloud) which makes it much easier to geocode address data and display with Bing Maps. We’ll explore solution scenarios and tools...
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Bing Maps REST Service Tips & Tricks

I’ve been a big fan of the Bing Maps REST services since they were first released several years ago and highly recommend trying them out if you haven’t already. The REST services are much newer than the SOAP services, have more features, are faster and can be consumed by non .NET languages with greater ease. If you have the Bing Maps REST services return JSON the response size of a request is significantly smaller than the response...
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3D Elevation Models with Bing Maps WPF

With the release of the Bing Maps REST Elevations service I started looking into cool and interesting things that can be done with the service. While doing some searching around, I stumbled across an interesting blog post titled Examining 3D Terrain of Bing Maps Tiles with SQL Server 2008 and WPF by one of our Bing Maps MVP’s which inspired me to see if I could make something similar using this new Elevations service. So with that, I’...
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Geocoding and Routing in Bing Maps Windows Store Apps (JavaScript)

In this blog post we are going to look at how implement Geocoding and Routing using the Bing Maps Windows Store App JavaScript SDK. If you are new to JavaScript development with the Bing Maps Windows Store App SDK I recommend reading the Getting started with Bing Maps Windows Store Apps blog post first. We will also be making use of Bing Maps Modules. If you are unfamiliar with modules, I recommend reading the blog post: Modules in Bing Maps...
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Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps Training Kit

Bing Maps for Windows Store apps combine the power of Windows 8 and Bing Maps to provide an enhanced mapping experience for Windows Store apps. Developers can use this Bing Maps control to incorporate the latest road maps, aerial views, and low-angle high-resolution images into a Windows Store app. Today we are happy to announce the release of the Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps Training Kit. This training kit is made up of a PowerPoint slide...
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Geocoding and Routing in Bing Maps Windows Store Apps (Native)

In this blog post we are going to look at how implement Geocoding and Routing using the Native Bing Maps Windows Store App SDK. If you are new to developing with the Native Bing Maps Windows Store App SDK I recommend reading the Getting started with Bing Maps Windows Store Apps blog post first. We will also be making use of the Bing Maps REST Services, if you are unfamiliar with using this in native code take a look at this MSDN documentation on...
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Modules in Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps (JavaScript)

The Bing Maps V7 AJAX control is designed as a modular framework and the Bing Maps for Windows Store App JavaScript control follows the same design. Modules allow users to load only the features and functionalities they need, rather than loading everything up when the application starts. You can save yourself a lot of development time by using modules and avoid reinventing the wheel. Out of the box, Bing Maps provides the following modules...
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Getting started with Bing Maps Windows Store Apps (Native)

If you follow this blog regularly, there is a strong chance that you are familiar with Bing Maps and all the greatness it brings to the web. And, with Windows 8, you can add that same greatness directly into your applications using the Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store Apps. When developing with the Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store Apps you have the option of using JavaScript or Native code (C#, VB or C++). The Native version of the Bing Maps SDK for...
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REST Services in Bing Maps Windows Store Apps (Using JavaScript)

When using Bing Maps, you may find that you need to access a REST based web service from time to time. In Bing Maps there are many REST based services available that can be used to bring data into your app. The Bing Maps REST service provides functionalities such as Geocoding, Reverse Geocoding, Routing, Static Imagery, and Traffic Incident data. There is also the Bing Spatial Data Services that can be used to store your own location data and have...
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