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Bing Maps API

The Microsoft Bing Maps API is the re-branded name for the Microsoft Virtual Earth API and Virtual Earth SDK. It features an AJAX map control. Use Bing Maps to build maps which can include routes and traffic info. Gives developers the ability to code the controls, shapes, and layers of the maps, and can summon the birds-eye, 3D, and aerial imagery. For commercial applications there is a SOAP-based Web Service also provides access to the Bing maps and geospatial features.

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Bing Maps: Highlights

Summary
Microsoft online mapping service
Category
Mapping
Tags
Protocols
JavaScript, SOAP
Data Formats
XML, KML, GeoRSS
API home
http://www.microsoft.com/maps/choose-your-bin ... 
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45 APIs by Microsoft

Bing Maps: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
API Key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.microsoft.com  
Company
Microsoft  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
50,000 requests per day for non-commercial applications  
Terms of Service
www.microsoft.com/maps/product/terms.html 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
Yes 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
JavaScript, CSharp, VB 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
www.bing.com/community/blogs/maps/default.aspx 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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Mashups, Developers & Source Code

Developers using Bing Maps[ Add me ]

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  • transpoman
  • yourmapper
  • acreswebdev
  • aleksin123
  • balewis4
  • esriuk
  • manask
  • michbuze

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