Pushpin tooltips in Bing Maps V7

In recent months I’ve had a couple of customers ask how to add a simple tooltip to a  pushpin in Bing Maps. It sounds like a simple enough task but there is a bit of a trick to get it to work in a supported way. Looking at the Pushpin class and Pushpin options in…

Bing Maps V7 Control Lazy Loader

Recently on the Bing Maps forums it was brought up that their was no built in way to lazy load the Bing Maps V7 map control. When Bing Maps V6 was first released this functionality did not exist either but an update added the ability to add a name of a callback function as a…

Simple Custom Infoboxes in Bing Maps V7

Bing Maps has built in infoboxes.. These work great if you have basic information text information that you want to display when a user clicks on a pushpin. Some times you may want to passing custom content such as an image. The built infobox control supports passing in custom HTML content via the htmlContent property…

Bing Maps Excel Addin

Excel is one of the most widely used applications for managing data on the market today. It is said that 80% of of business data has some sort of GIS relevance. In the past, if you wanted to visualize this data you would have to upload your Excel data somewhere and then build out an…