Bing Maps Silverlight with 3D Mini Map

On one of my recent projects I had the task of figuring out how to display flash components on top of a Silverlight map. After figuring that out I realized how easy it is to add in other content to your page that isn’t supported by Silverlight but is supported by HTML. The purpose of…

Simple infoboxes in Bing Maps Silverlight

In the AJAX control of Bing maps we could easily add infoboxes to our pushpins by setting the title or description property. In the Silverlight control there are no built in infoboxes. This post will show you one easy method for adding hoverable infoboxes to pushpins that are similar to the AJAX control. The first…

Custom Pushpins in Bing Maps Silverlight

In the Bing Maps Silverlight control there is a Pushpin object that you can use to mark locations on the map. Unfortunately there is little you can do as far as customizations. Changing the icon image is nearly impossible. But not all is lost, Microsoft made it so that we can add UIElements to the…