Posts Tagged WP7Dev

WP7Contrib – Bing Service Wrapper Part V Imagery

The Imagery Service provided by the Bing Maps Rest Service is quite beastly as it supports a large number of permutations that can be requested from the endpoint. In order to successfully wrap up these calls we have encapsulated the url templates used and provided by the service. As with Routes there are a number […]

WP7Contrib – Bing Service Wrapper Part IV Location Simplified

Based on feedback around my first post in this series of talking about how to use Location I thought that I would revisit how you can use this really cool bit of stuff in your app. When I first wrote the original post it was much more bare bones however, there were lots of unanswered […]

WP7Contrib – Tombstoning Part II The View Model

In the last post I introduced the idea of separating the tombstoning into two separate responsibilities, the View and the View Model. Each has a different responsibility; the View for specific information to enhance the User Experience and the View Model for databound properties. Last time it was all about the View so now its […]

WP7Contrib – Tombstoning Part I The View

Yes I know, that old chestnut what more could there be to say? Well quite a lot actually and my intentions are to do this as a two part blog post. Where we’ll cover off how to use the new tombstoning mechanism found in the WP7Contrib (WP7C). But, hang on you said that WP7C already […]

WP7 Contrib – Bing Service Wrapper Part I – Location

This being the first post about the Wrappers I thought that we should break the ice with the most commonly used service. Location. Out of all of the services this is the simplest to call but also we would suspect the most widely used. When you combine this service with the device location based WP7C […]

WP7Contrib – Bing Maps REST Service Wrappers

Are you using or thinking about using Bing Maps REST Services in your application ? Finding issues with performance with the wsdl endpoints ? Would prefer to use a REST approach ? Well, look no further, there is now a simple way for you to do all of the above… For those folks out there […]