Tag Archives: HTML5

Bing Maps and HTML5 Audio – Once more, with feeling!

I’ve already written articles demonstrating a couple of new HTML5 features and Bing Maps – notably, the <canvas> element and the geolocation API. In this post, I’ll have a look at one of the other new elements in the HTML5 … Continue reading

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Bing Maps AJAX v7 HeatMap Library

A few months ago, I posted an article demonstrating some work I’d done creating heatmaps of crime data using the Bing Maps v7 AJAX control. At that time, my intention had originally been to package up my heatmap code and … Continue reading

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Heat Mapping Crime Data with Bing Maps and HTML5 Canvas

Crime data is frequently presented using “heat maps”. See, for example: http://www.bbc.co.uk/truthaboutcrime/crimemap/ http://www.zubedpi.com/ One of the reasons why heat maps are used to visualise crime data is that crimes are typically recorded as individual incidents, occurring at one particular location, … Continue reading

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The W3C Geolocation API, Internet Explorer 9, and Bing Maps

Yesterday, Microsoft released the first release candidate of Internet Explorer 9. Amongst other features, the latest incarnation of Microsoft’s browser now includes support for the W3C Geolocation API. What this basically means is that (if you allow them to do … Continue reading

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