Overview of Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps in just one minute

Check out the new One dev minute video and tutorial that takes you through all the steps you need to display your location on a map in a C# Windows Store app using the Bing Maps for Windows Store apps SDK. Simple clear instructions take you from signing up for a Trial or Basic Windows Store app Bing Maps key [also see http://www.microsoft.com/maps for more details about key types] to creating the project and adding the map – it...
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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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New Imagery Added to Windows 8 Maps App & Bing Maps

This month we’ve added over 121 TB of satellite and Global Ortho imagery to the Windows 8 Maps app & Bing Maps, built a Hurricane Sandy map app and now feature our full spectrum of imagery daily on Facebook.         Bing Maps World Tour App to view full coverage. Our latest publication of satellite imagery includes over 15 million square kilometers of new data! This month’s delivery is a sizeable 112 TB and...
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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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Getting started with Bing Maps Windows Store Apps (JavaScript)

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 Windows Store App controls. When developing with the Bing Maps Windows Store App control, you have the option of using JavaScript or Native code (C#, VB or C++). The Bing Maps Windows Store App JavaScript...
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Bing Maps SDKs for Windows Store Apps Now Available

Update – October 3, 2013 The Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store Apps update for Microsoft Windows 8.1, which consists of the Bing Maps SDK for JavaScript (for JavaScript Developers) and Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps (for Visual Basic, C# and C++ Developers), has been updated for the Microsoft Windows 8.1 release. Refer to the October 3, 2013 blog post for details. Original Post – October 3, 2012 Today we...
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Announcing: Bing Maps for Metro Style Apps

  On Wednesday, February 29, our friends over in the Windows division proudly unveiled the Windows 8 Consumer Preview release to the world. Today, we are excited to announce a beta of the new Bing Maps SDK for Metro style apps, which provides a set of controls to help you integrate mapping into your Windows Metro style apps. Building apps using JavaScript If you’ve tried to use the Bing Maps AJAX v7 control in a Metro style app using...
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