Navigate the World with new Windows 10 Maps

Navigate the World with new Windows 10 Maps

Today, the Windows team announced a preview of the new Maps app which is now available for phones running Windows 10 Technical Preview. Based on the new Windows Universal app platform, Maps delivers a single and consistent mapping experience across all your Windows devices. Whether you’re on your PC in the office, or using your Windows phone on the go, Maps offers you the features and tools you need to explore and navigate the world...
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Automating the Windows Map App

Windows allows a Windows Store application to register as the default handler for a certain URI schema. This process is called Protocol Activation and it can be leveraged in the WinRT as well as the WinJS framework. The Windows Map app is registered for protocol activation and the URI schema is documented here. Through protocol activation you can control the map view, find places or business listings, calculate routes or even map entire...
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