Getting started with Bing Maps for Windows Store apps
Get started with one of the following topics depending on your version of Windows and Visual Studio.
C#, Visual Basic or C++ Developers
Note the compatibility table below, and then choose the appropriate getting started topic:
[Recommended] Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013: Use Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps (Windows 8.1) and see Create an app with Bing Maps (for Windows 8.1).
Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012: Use Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps for Windows 8 and see Create an app with Bing Maps (for Windows 8).
Windows Platform Compatibility
The following table shows how the development environment used to develop your app affects what version of Windows it supports.
Developed with\ Runs on
Windows 8.1 Preview
Visual Studio 2012, Windows 8 & Bing Maps SDK (Windows 8)
Visual Studio 2013 Preview, Windows 8.1 Preview & Bing Maps SDK (Windows 8.1 Preview)
Visual Studio 2013, Windows 8.1 & Bing Maps SDK (Windows 8.1)