Drawing Routes with the VE Web Service

The Virtual Earth web services are fairly new and as such it does not currently have all the capabilities of it’s JavaScript counter part. One key functionality that is not currently available is the ability to draw routes on a map image. This can be done by extending the methods described in the article "VE…

Advance Polygon shapes in Virtual Earth

Virtual Earth currently supports polygons that consist of a single array of points. Many geospatial systems have complex polygons which may consist of several arrays of points which are a combination of outer and inner arrays of points. These are often referred to as Multipolygons. Multipolygons are often used to represent complex boundary areas such…

MultiShapes and Virtual Earth

  Current Virtual Earth supports pushpins, polylines, and polygons. Another commonly used shape type that is used in other mapping applications is MultiShape or MultiGeometry. Not having this in Virtual Earth has been an issue for some users. I have put together a javascript file that can be loaded after the Virtual Earth map control…