Bing Maps V8 August 2016 Update

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AnimatedTileLayer

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. Three…

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Bing Maps V8 July 2016 Update

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VoronoiDiagram

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. For those not familiar with V8, it now has a new branching system which allows developers to access new features…

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TypeScript Definitions for Bing Maps V8 Released on GitHub

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V8TypeScriptIntellisense

Last month we announced the general availability of the Bing Maps V8 web control. 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…

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Bing Maps V8 Web Control Released

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V8Features_Small

Two and a half months ago, at the Microsoft //Build/ Conference, the Bing Maps team announced the preview release of the Bing Maps V8 web control. Since then, the team has been working hard fixing bugs, adding new features and support for mobile, and making the Bing Maps V8 control stable and ready for production….

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Pushpin Clustering in Bing Maps V8

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ClusterTeaser

Last month we announced the preview release of the Bing Maps V8 Web control. This new HTML5 power map control brings a lot of performance improvements and many new features. Today we would like to highlight the new Clustering module. What is Pushpin Clustering? With the performance improvements in the V8 map control it may…

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New Bing Maps V8 control announced

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BingMapsISDK-1400x316

Today the Bing Maps team announced the release of a new HTML5 powered map control. It is fast, feature rich and developer friendly. Several new and exciting features such as Autosuggest, Streetside imagery and many business intelligence tools. See the official announcement here

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Bing Maps imagery used in children’s book to make it more personal

Lost My Name, a publishing and technology start up that is revolutionizing story-driven personalized entertainment for kids, has launched a new children’s book called “The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home”. This story tells the tale of a child and their robot friend who are on an amazing adventure from the depths of outer space to their…

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Local Tile Layers in Bing Maps WPF

Earlier this year the Bing Maps WPF control was updated with a number of performance and bug fixes. Most notably, navigating the map using touch works much better in Windows 8 than it did before. This update also increases the number of supported cultures from 15 to 117 and aligns with the same cultures supported…

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Migrating “My Map” from Google to Bing

Many users have asked about migrating their data to Bing Maps from Google Maps, after recent changes to the Google “My Map” feature. In this blog post, we show available solutions in Bing Maps. Getting your data out of Google “My Places” To get started, you can find your “My Map” data on Google here….

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Recap: Bing Maps at //Build/ 2015

First off we would like to say thanks to those who attended the Bing Maps sessions during //Build/ 2015 in person or online. We would also like to say thanks to those who came by the Bing booth and to ask us questions or to just try out the our new 3D maps on a…

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