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  1. 1. Beyond the Basics with Windows Phone 8 Maps Michael Crump http://michaelcrump.net @mbcrump
  2. 2. Contents      Using the Map Control and setting the Cartographic Mode Color Mode Landmark and Pedestrian Features Map Layers Directions and Geocoding
  3. 3. Using the Map Control       New map controls accessible in several namespaces Bing is deprecated ID_CAP_MAP must be enabled Maps can be created in XAML or in code New Launchers available Zooming and Cartographic Modes
  4. 4. Setting the Color Mode  Light and dark color mode  Light mode will be your default  Dark mode is great for low light situations
  5. 5. Displaying Landmark and Pedestrian  Can display landmark and pedestrian features -LandmarksEnabled -PedestrianFeaturesEnabled  Some restrictions on visibility
  6. 6. Map Layers  Add UIElement to a map control  Windows Phone Toolkit contains a pushpin
  7. 7. Directions and Geocoding  You can get driving directions by using the RouteQuery class  Geocoding finds a location by a common name
  8. 8. Summary  New maps control is easy to implement  Microsoft direction going forward  Basic features to advanced features

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