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So continuing work on the moving map GPSd application (yes, I’m still banging on about this). Previously, I was limited to displaying my ship/plane icon at fixed 45 degree angles, i.e North, North-East, West etc. Although this works really nicely, its not quite as nice as being able to display an image at an arbitrary angle. So I guess I could have 360 different pictures, but what I really needed was a nice way to display a pushpin on the Virtual Earth map at any angle. Furthermore, I needed to preserve ...
If you've ever tried to find a way to display an ESRI ShapeFile on a Virtual Earth map, you'll have probably noticed how little information there is on the Internet about how to accomplish this apparently arduous task. As a matter of fact, I needed to do exactly this while adding some collateral features to the software Serena and I are developing for our thesis, but after some Googling, I found that there was (and there still is) almost no useful information on how to achieve integration between ...
In this article we'll see how easy it is to use Virtual Earth SDK to produce a simple mashup, using web services that provide information in JSON format. Live Demo - Source Code If you are not familiar with JSON or how to integrate JSON services in ASP.NET AJAX applications, you can take a look at my 3-part series of articles on JSON and ASP.NET AJAX here. First of all, we need to create a simple .aspx page, and add a ScriptManager to it. Then, we're going to reference the Virtual Earth API in the ...
Hello Live Search Maps.... ehhh... Virtual Earth goodbye Google Maps! I was hanging out with Peter Laudati tonight and he showed me the next rev of what I call Virtual Earth. Can anybody tell me what the correct name is? Peter totally got the jump on me and blogged about the new release already! There is a new Interactive SDK (version 6) to go along with this release! Virtual Earth ROCKS! --chaz Technorati Tags: Live Search Maps , Virtual Earth , Microsoft , Maps ...
Here is a simple example, lets try and find the following address: 240 St. Joseph Ave, 94115. Live Maps / Live Local / Local Live / Virtual Earth finds it with no errors or warnings. Yahoo Local Gets the right location after using the closest match "240 Saint Josephs Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115". Web 1.0 Mapquest can't find the address but it does suggests the correct location. Ask Maps & Directions can't find the address but focuses the map on the correct zip code. Google Maps can't find the ...