Using PushPins with the Virtual Earth ASP.NET control

This uses the July 2008 CTP of the Windows Live tools. You can download the Windows Live Tools for Visual Studio. In this post, we’re taking a look at using pushpins with the Virtual Earth ASP.NET control. We have a page similar to the previous post, with a map control on it called VEMap. In […]

Finding things with Virtual Earth

This uses the July 2008 CTP of the Windows Live tools. You can download the Windows Live Tools for Visual Studio. This is a very introductory post just to show how to find things using the Virtual Earth ASP.NET control. First you need to add an assembly reference to the Virtual Earth control to your […]

Inserting geometry through a .NET Application

THIS POST REFERS TO THE NOVEMBER 2007 CTP (CTP 5) OF SQL SERVER 2008 Following from my previous posts (Getting started with Spatial Data in SQL Server 2008, Spatial Data in a .NET application) on the new spatial features of SQL Server 2008 I’ve been looking at how to get spatial data into SQL Server […]

Improving performance with parallel code

While waiting for my car to get serviced today I finally managed to catch up on reading some articles in MSDN Magazine. One of them, on optimising managed code for multi-core machines, really caught my attention. The article was about a new technology from Microsoft called Parallel Extensions to .NET Framework 3.5 (download) which is […]