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How to Use the BingMapsTask in Windows Phone 7 ?

The BingMapsTask is one of the Launcher that the Windows Phone Developers can use to launch the Bing Maps App .

The Search term can be provided to the BingMapsTask object which will be marked on the map .

It is also necessary to include the assembly System.Device to the Windows Phone Project and then include the following namespace

using Microsoft.Phone.Tasks;
using System.Device.Location;
Add the following statements to your code.
BingMapsTask Map = new BingMapsTask();
Map.SearchTerm = "Koramangala , Bangalore";
Map.ZoomLevel = 2;
Map.Show();

You can also specify the ZoomLevel for the Map which sets the initial zoom level of the map

 

How to Use the BingMapsTask in Windows Phone 7 ?
How to Use the BingMapsTask in Windows Phone 7 ?

 

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.