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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Adding maps to Silverlight applications

Adding support for maps and mapping capabilities in applications is becoming a major trend these days. All started with Google Earth and Microsoft Virtual Earth, and today, a number of social networks are supporting or even concentrating around Geolocation services and related metaphors. Gowalla, Foursquare, even geotagged Twitter tweets, and imagery on Flickr maps are here and they are here to stay.

Adding mapping support to your Silverlight applications and embracing that kind of user experiences is now fairly simple; thanks to the specially made control that supports this kind of scenario. In this recipe, you will be able to learn how to add a simple map, and change some of the properties, and you will ...

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