Discontinuing Investment is Such Sweet Sorrow

Hello all, We have just announced that we will be discontinuing investment in VE3D.  In the short term, the 3D view will be removed from bing.com/maps.  The 3D control itself will continue to function, and data will continue to be served to it.  The support will continue until December 2011, and during that time it…

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Bing Maps 3D fix for Firefox 3.6 released

With the 3.6 release Firefox changed the plugin API which broke Virtual Earth 3D temporarily. To allow people to upgrade Firefox and continue to use Bing Maps 3D we have released a new version which will work with this Firefox version as well as older versions. To install the fix uninstall the existing copy of…

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Custom Clouds

It is possible (and pretty easy) to add your own weather data (based on your own data sources, or just for fun) to VE3D using WorldEngine.Environment.Weather.  For example, to add some nice fluffy clouds all over:  Host.WorldEngine.Environment.Weather.Clear(); // specify the type of clouds you want, their density (0 to 1), and their altitude in metersCloudLayer cloud…

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New version of InfoStrat.VE: VE3D in WPF

Goodness for the new year:  Have you seen the Microsoft Surface Globe application in the Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7?  There are plenty of videos of the app in action on YouTube: http://tinyurl.com/YouTubeSurfaceGlobe. Would you like to build an app like this yourself?  Thanks to InfoStrat.VE, you can! Josh Blake just announced the R2…

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