Bing Maps 3D

As you may be aware, the website changed names to Bing Maps:  http://www.bing.com/maps/.  The 3D view on the site is now called “Bing Maps 3D”. As a developer it doesn’t change much for you, and in terms of the engine/SDK it’s still valid to refer to it as “Virtual Earth 3D”.  The only technical issue…

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Data Format update and reminder

You may recall that I posted about a data format change for the new version.  The final switch-over is going to happen July 9th.  If you are still using an old version, models will stop displaying.  So upgrade now, the new version is better anyway. For those already on the new version (assembly version 4),…

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WMS Data

I was having a discussion with Kurt Guenther from Infusion yesterday on the topic of WMS servers and VE3D.  There is a large amount of very interesting spatial data out there served by Web Map Services, or WMS servers.  VE3D is able to process this data using ConnectionParameter-based DataSources.  Setting it up is pretty easy: ConnectionParameters…

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Modifying cache location

My, it has been a long time since I posted.  I promise I will try to be better. Recently I was asked if it is possible to change the location of the cache file.  It is, with certain minor restrictions.  You can change the location by adding this to user.config:       <setting name=”PersistentCacheDirectory” serializeAs=”String”>        <value>path…

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