Microsoft announces Bing Maps V8 July 2016 Update

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Bing Maps team announced the preview release of the Bing Maps V8 web control few months back at Build developer conference. Back in June, they announced that Bing Maps V8 control is stable and ready for production. The new V8 control allows developers to implement features such as Autosuggest, Streetside imagery and many business intelligence tools using few lines of code. Also, the new V8 control is using the HTML5 canvas for significantly faster performance. Today, they announced the first of their regular updates to the main release branch of V8. This update includes new features and bug fixes.

  • Spatial Math Geometry: The Spatial Math module has had a massive addition consisting of 24 spatial geometry calculations, bringing the total number of calculations available in the spatial math module to 47. Some of these calculations include: binary operations of shapes (intersection, difference, union), convex and concave hulls, Voronoi diagrams, shape validation and much more.
  • Draggable Pushpins: Easily move drag pushpins around on the map by setting the draggable pushpin option to true.
  • Custom Overlays: Custom overlays allow you to create your own custom rendering layers with the map control. Read More…






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