Bing Maps Silverlight Control final and ready to download

Iโ€™m happy to report that the Bing Maps team shipped the final Bing Maps Silverlight Control with their Wave 14 update. Finally, no more screwing around with JavaScript but developing in in nice, good olโ€™ VB.NET or C# ๐Ÿ™‚ Btw, we updated Bing Maps as well which is especially sweet as the responsiveness got fantastic…

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Virtual Earth Silverlight Map Control CTP available :-)

The Virtual Earth Silverlightโ„ข Map Control, enables a new level of performance without document object model (DOM) constraints. The release allows users to enhance their mapping and data visualization applications with powerful extensions, including high-fidelity video, animation, and vector graphics. The use of Silverlight also provides a development environment working with managed code, which allows…

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Downloadable Virtual Earth Code Samples

Marc Schweigert just updated his Virtual Earth (VE) map control demos. Marc basically redid all the samples from the Virtual Earth Interactive SDK in a Visual Studio solution.   You can find all the information on his blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/devkeydet/archive/2008/05/01/updated-virtual-earth-map-control-demo-code.aspx. Cheers!    Daniel

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Integrating Virtual Earth with the SQL Server 2008 Spatial Data Types

Some links which might be interesting ๐Ÿ˜‰ Virtual Earth & SQL Server 2008 – Part 1: Introduction (1/2) Virtual Earth & SQL Server 2008 – Part 1: Introduction (2/2) Virtual Earth & SQL Server 2008 – Part 2: Spatial Data Management in SQL Server 2008 (1/3) Virtual Earth & SQL Server 2008 – Part 2:…

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Some Virtual Earth Resources…

Just some random Virtual Earth resources as I sometimes get asked for. DevCenter and SDK Virtual Earth DevCenter Virtual Earth Interactive SDK Virtual Earth SDK  Collection of Virtual Earth Resources  Virtual Earth Platform API Terms of Use Blogs Virtual Earth / Live Maps blog Virtual Earth, An Evangelist’s Blog Keith Kinnan’s Weblog – Virtual Earth…

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New features for www.whereisdaniel.net

Well, it took me a while but I finally implemented some neat features for www.whereisdaniel.net ๐Ÿ™‚ (@ least in my opinion). I intended www.whereisdaniel.net to be more flexible and ended up implementing query parameters to adjust the appearance of the page. At present the following query parameters are supported: DateFrom, DateTo Using these parameter one…

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Will Virtual Earth 3D be the next first-person shooter?

Woooah!! This is freaking sweet! Check out the latest version of the Virtual Earth API we released today. It seems, Virtual Earth is going to be the next first-person shooter ๐Ÿ˜‰ The trees in the picture below are real 3D models. Unfortunately we screwed up again! They don’t move in the wind ๐Ÿ˜‰ Besides the…

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Did you miss MIX08? Watch the keynotes live!

Alright! Fair enough! This is too late for the first keynote from Ray Ozzie, Scott Guthrie, Dean Hachamovitch. Fortunately though you can watch this keynote online ๐Ÿ™‚ So, here are the keynote links: Wednesday, March 5 •    9:30 am (GTM -08:00), Keynote : Ray Ozzie, Scott Guthrie, Dean Hachamovitch  — streamed live here.  Thursday, March…

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