The Elevation Multiple Locations .NET Sample Code demonstrates how to get elevations for all DEM intersections. It can be generalized and return only points where elevation change is relevant, keeping the local maxima.
In the digital age, keeping yourself physically fit can be a challenge. What if you could manage your all your physical activities while at the same time engage your social network with it. Well, MapMyFitness, which runs a network of sites, caters exactly to that.
Some exciting changes with Virtual Earth as Microsoft has announced the release of a new SOAP web service for Virtual Earth and an update to the Virtual Earth Map Control. The Virtual Earth AJAX Control SDK and the Virtual Earth Interactive SDK have both been updated as well.
Cloud APIs are all about the endpoints: some services follow the current trend of providing a RESTful end point, others use older protocols such as RPC or SOAP, some use newer - push focused - endpoints like WebSockets or HTTP Streaming, others may offer a number of different endpoints to meet different requirements and some just use what seems to be best for a specific job which might mean not strictly following protocol rules. But is providing an endpoint to a service alone good enough? Should a developer really have to care about how a service is built or accessed when they can use a client library?