Monthly Archives: April 2011

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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Loading Open Street Map Data in SQL Server Part II: Ways.

In a previous post, I described how to load POI data from Open Street Maps into SQL Server. POIs are, by their very nature, pretty easy to define and store, since they are individual points of interest. In this post … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Replacement for the Bing Maps 3D Control

So at the end of this year, on December 1st 2011, the Bing Maps 3D control is being retired. This is rather a shame – I kinda liked being able to visualise geography data from SQL Server on a round … Continue reading

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