This Microsoft Bing Maps code sample demonstrates how to create a store locator in C#. The project could be essential for owners of business chains with over 5 stores. It is helpful for consumers to discover which store is more convenient to visit, based on current location preferences. The author has stored locator data in the Bing Spatial Data Services. To visualize, see the fictional example of a coffee shop chain located in Seattle, WA owned by Microsoft.
Factual continues to expand the world's access to data with a makeover and relaunch of its Geopulse API. Now renamed, Geopulse Context aims to provide developers with the geographic and commercial context of locations to enable personalized app experiences. The new API expands US Census data and commercial metrics available via Factual APIs.
Telephony platform Twilio is now giving developers more insight into their application activities. Now users of the Twilio Voice API and Twilio SMS API have the option to view usage patterns, thanks to a partnership with GoodData. The dashboard shows the last 90 days of call and text volumes, with the option to explore the data further.