Tag Archives: REST

Searching for POIs with the Bing Phonebook search

The Bing Maps Locations REST API is for geocoding – i.e. finding addresses or places on a map. However, I’ve seen a couple of questions over the last week from people trying to search not for known addresses, but for … Continue reading

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Creating a Bing Maps v7 control Centred on an Address Rather than a known Latitude/Longitude

This was a question that came up at the cloudhack event last weekend – when you create a new instance of the Bing Maps AJAX control, you specify the centrepoint of the map in latitude and longitude coordinates, using the … Continue reading

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The bing.com/maps site, the Bing Maps key, and the Elevation REST Service

http://www.bing.com/maps is Microsoft’s consumer-facing map site. The functionality that it exposes (geocoding, routing, map display etc.) is based on, although not identical to, the features available through the Bing Maps AJAX Control and Silverlight control. A recent question on the … Continue reading

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Draggable Routes in Bing Maps

There have been several recent posts asking how to implement draggable routes in Bing Maps. Following on from my New Year’s resolution, I thought I’d write about how to do this. To start with, it’s easiest to consider a route … Continue reading

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