Developing with MapPoint Web Service
MapPoint Web Service is deprecated and will be retired November 18, 2011. Please go to http://www.microsoft.com/maps/mappoint.aspx for information about upgrading to Bing Maps.
This section contains information on developing applications and Web services that call the MapPoint Web Service SOAP API.
In This Section
Describes referencing the MapPoint Web Service WSDL and using the MapPoint Web Service production and staging environments.
Describes how calls to MapPoint Web Service are authenticated.
Gives information about how to use and code MapPoint Web Service SOAP headers.
Provides an overview of the types of data sources available in MapPoint Web Service, including custom data sources that hold customer location data and icons.
Discusses working with different types of map views and the relationship between map view and image size.
Describes how to use the polygon functionality built into MapPoint Web Service.
Provides information about using MapPoint Web Service in Web applications, including the interaction between the client, the Web application, and MapPoint Web Service; ways to render maps on a Web page, and caching options.
Describes LineDrive maps.
Describes how to enhance the readability of your maps.
Describes how to choose categories of icons to display on your maps.
Describes how to retrieve information about how accurately your entities are geocoded.
Describes how to use the Customer Data Service to upload and download your custom data sources.
Shows a high-level overview of MapPoint Web Service and has tips for getting started.
Contains reference documentation for the MapPoint Web Service and Customer Data Service SOAP APIs.
Contains descriptions of the sample code and sample controls installed with this SDK for common uses of MapPoint Web Service.