Bing Maps AJAX Control Articles (Version 6.3)


The articles in this section cover a variety of technical topics and coding techniques for the Bing Maps AJAX Control 6.3 developer.



Bounding Box, Radius, and Polygon Search

Shows how to perform Bounding Box, Radius and Polygon searches against data that is stored in a shape layer.

Finding Information

Shows how the use the Find control and the VEMap.Find Method method to get location information and to customize results.

Getting a Precise Location in Bing Maps

Shows how to use geocoding functionality in the Bing Maps AJAX Control 6.3 to find the precise location of an address.

Importing and Mapping Data

Shows how to import shapes into a map from three different types of resources: GeoRSS, Bing Maps, and KML. This article also describes how to use custom icons.

Understanding Scale and Resolution

Explains how to determine the scale and resolution of an image.

Bing Maps Tile System

Describes the projection, coordinate systems, and addressing scheme used by the Bing Maps Tile System.

Working with 3D

Describes the Bing Maps3D map control and shows how to use it. This article also explains how to import 3D objects that are made using the VE3DVIA tool.

Working with Events

Shows how to capture and respond to events when you use Bing Maps.

Working with Shapes

Shows how to use the pushpin, polyline and polygon shapes to display information on a map.

Working with Shape Layers

Shows how to use layers as containers for one or more shapes that can be managed as a group.



Building Your Own Tile Server

Describes how to use custom image data with Bing Maps.

Client Side Clustering

Describes how to use the VEShapeLayer.SetClusteringConfiguration Method to cluster pushpins on a map.

Integrating MapPoint Web Services with Bing Maps

Shows how to use ASP.Net to access the MapPoint Web Service and display the results on a Bing Maps map using the following methods: FindServiceSoap.FindNearby Method, FindServiceSoap.FindByProperty Method, FindServiceSoap.FindByID Method, and FindServiceSoap.FindNearRoute Method.

Integrating OGC Web Mapping Services

Shows how to display Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) data with Bing Maps.

Performance and Load Testing in Bing Maps

Provides testing and performance guidance for your Bing Maps application.



Migrating from Bing Maps AJAX Control 6.3 to 7.0

Contains migration tables to use when converting your Bing Maps AJAX Control 6.3 code to Bing Maps AJAX Control 7.0 code.

Converting Earlier Versions to Version 6.3

Explains how to upgrade an application from versions 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the Bing Maps AJAX Control 6.3 to Version 6.3.

Converting from Version 5 to Version 6.3

Explains how to upgrade an application from version 5.0 of the Bing Maps AJAX Control 6.3 to Version 6.3.

The articles in Using Previous Versions are written for a prior version of the Bing Maps AJAX Control 6.3.