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Microsoft Silverlight 4 Business Application Development Beginner's Guide by Frank LaVigne, Cameron Albert

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Time for action - Geocoding addresses to work

As mentioned previously, hardly anyone will know their latlong offhand. In order to work with the map control, we'll need a way to convert street addresses to latitude and longitude coordinates. The Bing Maps API provides a geocoding service for just this purpose. However, to access the geocoding API, we'll need to authenticate the geocoding service with the credentials we just created.

  1. Open up Visual Studio and create a new Silverlight project and name it DeliveryApplication.
    Time for action - Geocoding addresses to work
  2. In order to use the Bing Silverlight Maps control, we'll need to add references to appropriate DLLs, just as we did in chapter ...

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