Bing maps is built into the windows 10 uwp sdk and doesnt require this library. Theres another one called bing maps sdk for windows store apps, which can be found here i was following this tutorial too, which helped me get the map view working. Since i am using visual studio 20, i target for windows 8. How to create nicely formatted directions in bing maps windows. Right click on the references folder and press add reference. Updated bing maps sdks for windows store apps, for windows. Bing maps sdks for windows store apps now available. Getting started with bing maps sdk for windows store apps 08 october 2012 on bing maps, mappolygon, mapshapelayer, windows 8, windows store apps, xaml. Bing maps sdk for metro style apps released neowin. If youre using windows 10 mobile, accessing bing maps on your browser will automatically open the builtin maps on your phone. As the windows 8 launch nears, microsoft has today announced the release of its bing maps sdks for windows store apps. For all you app developers out there, microsoft has announced the availability of the updated bing maps sdk for windows store apps. Uielements can be added to the map just like pushpins and are a great way to create custom shapes to the map. The company explains that bing maps sdk for windows store apps and a bing.
Allotment of up to 50,000 cumulative billable transactions as defined in the sdks, within any 24 hour period. Once you click on the download option it will automatically download and install this sdk. Integrating bing maps into your windows 8 apps abstract. Microsoft opens up bing as a platform for developers. Using maps in a windows 8 metro application october 29, 2011 at 2.
Two major updates are available today for the bing maps apps for windows 8. Choose from multiple bing maps apis to meet your development needs. In the bing maps v7 control the default anchor point for a pushpin is 12px to the left and 36px up. Developersblog201406howtomakeuseofmapsinuniversalapps. Currently it is at version 8, but i had a few problems implementing that version so went for version 7 with the hope to upgrade it at some point when i get more traction for the app. I would like to add search functionality in bing maps. Microsoft has released an sdk for developers who want to put in bing maps features in their windows 8 metro apps. Bing maps sdk for windows store apps combines the power of windows 8 and bing maps to provide an enhanced mapping experience for. Microsoft has also prepared two bingpowered apps for its windows 8. The following instructions can be used to migrate your existing bing maps windows store apps to windows 8. To make things a bit more complicated the map control in the bing maps sdk for windows store apps is called map while in the windows phone sdk its called mapcontrol. This makes it pretty much impossible to reference these map controls in a single shared xaml control.
With these updates, you can use the new autosuggest feature that leverages the intelligence of the bing platform to get more personalized recommendations when. Every metrodeveloper can use bing maps sdk rtm to show interactive map control inside windows 8 metro application here is how to do that add bing maps to a metro style app. However, using the search manager class of the bing. Bing maps sdk for windows store apps for windows 8. Select the blank app template, call the application prettydirections, and then press ok. This video will guide you through the key steps in. You can use the geolocation capabilities of windows 8 with the bing maps sdk to create great locationaware windows store apps. The bing maps platform provides multiple api options for your application including web control, a windows store apps control, a wpf control, rest services, and spatial data services.
Pushpin, mappolyline, mappolygon, maptilelayer, and uielements. This allows developers to access the apis methods for searching for points of interest, getting driving directions, matching addresses to the map, and more. After a couple of beta releases, the sdk finally reached rtm status that allows for windows store submissions. In the bing maps sdk for windows store apps there are five main types of data that you can add to the map. Today, the company announced the availability of the new bing maps sdk for metro style apps, destined to offer application builders the possibility to integrate mapping capabilities into their. The bing map sdk is used only for windows apps and not windows phone apps links used. Bing maps sdk for windows store enables windows 8 developers to. Coupled with those benefits, the kit can also be used to calculate route directions, search, and display traffic. Getting started with bing maps sdk for windows store apps. In this blog post we are going to look at how implement geocoding and routing using the native bing maps windows store app sdk. To add bing maps to your application first you must add the bing maps sdk to visual studio 2012. If you do not see this option, be sure to verify that you have installed the bing maps sdk for windows store apps.
Better bing maps sdk for metro apps winrt, windows8. Not long after the bing maps windows store apps sdk was first. This project is currently open for adoption as the creator no longer has time to maintain it. How to add search functionality in bing mapswindows 8. Bing maps offers an sdk to develop mapping applications for windows 8. Bing maps sdk for windows store apps combines the power of windows 8 and bing maps to provide an enhanced mapping experience for modernstyle apps. This sdk has been released just in time for developers to get their apps submitted into the windows store before windows 8 launches on the 26th. To make things a bit more complicated the map control in the bing maps sdk. The feature that youre pertaining menu is displayed at the top of the screen is only available on windows 8 phone. Bing maps sdk for windows store apps visual studio. The new additions include updated road maps and aerial views. Bing maps java sdk provides a java wrapper to microsofts bing maps api. Adding bing maps to winjs uwp app dont believe the type.
To run the samples you must install the bing maps sdk for windows store apps and get a bing maps key for windows store apps. The bing maps beta sdk for windows metro style apps had been previously. Developers can use this bing maps control to incorporate the latest road maps and aerial views, directions, search results, and traffic into a windows store app. Bing maps sdk for windows store apps visual studio marketplace. You can also get it from inside visual studio using tools packages and extensions dialog menu. I had the sdk for metro style apps which wouldnt work. Geocoding and routing in bing maps windows store apps. In this case, its best that you send this query through the feedback hub. This extension can be downloaded from here its a 45. A city i do not believe can be tied to one specific latitude and longitude as it covers a big span of area. Microsoft rolls out updated bing maps sdk for windows 8. To use bing maps, you must have bing map sdk for windows store apps extensions installed on your machine. This interactive sdk provides a number of useful editable code samples that demonstrate how to use the various features of the bing maps v8 sdk.
Bing maps is a web mapping services provide by microsoft corporation that enables the user to search, discover, explore, plan, and share information about specific locations. Not long after the bing maps windows store apps sdk was first released we published a blog post on how to calculate and display routes. Using bing maps in windows store apps welcome to zains. If you are new to developing with the native bing maps windows store app sdk i recommend reading the getting started with bing maps windows store apps blog post first. Microsoft releases bing maps sdks for windows 8 apps.259 1302 882 1544 1428 1052 191 605 1484 1087 811 1320 1249 937 867 630 1622 534 1401 887 1661 1573 1624 49 609 80 788 178 1140 792 1176 1400 1439 256 201 1105