Four New Bing Maps V7 Modules

By Ricky Brundritt, EMEA Bing Maps Technology Solution Professional In September of 2011 we started the Bing Maps v7 Module CodePlex Project. The purpose of this project is to create a single place where developers can find and share useful modules that expand the functionality of the Bing Maps V7 API. Currently, there have been 10 modules submitted to the project. With a number of new modules in development, it’s safe to say that this...
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Dev Tip: Repositioning an Infobox

In the Bing Maps v7 AJAX control, when you open an infobox it will open up where it is positioned. If you are near the edges of the map it will go beyond the edges and end up getting cut of, out of view as the infobox is within the map div which hides any overflowing elements. Here is an example. This might not be the ideal default case, but Bing Maps is developed in such a way that it tries to give you the basic use case and all the tools needed...
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New Module for v7 Adds Support for Long Routes

Need to calculate routes with more than 25 waypoints when using our AJAX v7 control? “King of Bing” Ricky Brundritt has created a module to do just that!  Check out his blog post for more information. Or go directly to the Bing Maps v7 Module Community Project on CodePlex. Thanks Ricky, another great module for v7!  What module are you building? What would you like to build? Let us know!
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Bing Maps V7 Modules CodePlex Project

The Bing Maps 7.0 Control was released last fall and is a complete rebuild from the ground up when compared to previous versions of Bing Maps. We have seen huge improvements in API performance and the size of the control. One feature of the map control is that it uses a modular framework, which allows you to register and load modular blocks of code as they are needed. This means that you are able to load in features only when they are essential...
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