eBook Microsoft Mapping, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430261102
  • ISBN-13: 9781430261100
  • DDC: 910.285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 151 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Geospatial mapping applications have become hugely popular in recent years. With smart-phone and tablet numbers snow-balling this trend looks set to continue well into the future. Indeed, it is true to say that in today’s mobile world location-aware apps are becoming the norm rather than the exception. In Microsoft Mapping author Ray Rischpater showcases Microsoft’s Bing Maps API and demonstrates how its integration features make it by far the strongest mapping candidate for business that are already using Windows 8 or the .NET Framework. Whether you want to build a new app from scratch of add a few modest geospatial features to your existing website Ray’s carefully chosen examples will provide you with both the inspiration and the code you need to achieve your goals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Authors.
About the Technical Reviewer.
1: Getting Started with Microsoft and Mapping.
2: Painless Hosting with Azure.
3: Geospatial with Azure SQL Database.
4: Hosting WCF Services on Windows Azure.
5: Map Visualization with Bing Maps for the Web.
6: Doing More with Bing Maps.
7: Bing Maps for WPF.
8: Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps.
9: Bing Maps for Windows Phone 8.
10: Power Map for Excel.