Drawing arrow heads on Polylines

Sometimes adding an arrow head to polyline is desired. There are a couple of ways to do this. One way is to use arrow head images as icons and rotate to point in the desired direction. A second method is to extend the polyline and draw the arrow point. The flowing code shows you how…

Dashed Polylines in Virtual Earth

Virtual Earth has a lot of options for for working with shapes, unfortunately there are so many additional options that are not document (thus unsupported) that are available. However, just because it’s not documented doesn’t mean it can’t be used, it just means that it may break at any time and if it does then…

Multiple Routes in Virtual Earth

Out of the box Virtual Earth has the ability to draw multipoint routes however it does not have the ability to display more than one route object at a time. Questions on how to do this have been appearing on the Virtual Earth forums for a while now. The general method to do this is…

Integrating a GPS receiver with Virtual Earth

Integrating a GPS receiver with Virtual Earth has often been a topic that has come up on the Virtual Earth forums. In the book Practical .NET 2.0 Networking Projects there is a great section on how to create a Virtual Earth WinForm application that integrates with a GPS device. The Virtual Earth related code was…