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Ricky Brundritt

Ricky Brundritt is the Microsoft EMEA Bing Maps Technology Solution Professional. He is a Co-founder of the Bing Maps UK user group and is heavily involved in the Bing Maps community. Ricky was also a Microsoft MVP for the Windows Live Platform in 2009, 2010 & 2011 and also the winner of a Microsoft competition held in 2010 that earned him the title “King of Bing Maps”. As a former software consultant Ricky enjoys experimenting with the latest in software technology and integrating it with Bing Maps.
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The Art of IntelliSense: Three ways to use IntelliSense with Bing Maps APIs 04 Sep 2014
Do you find that you spend more time digging through documentation trying to figure out what properties do rather than spending time building great apps? IntelliSense can help. A few weeks ago, someone asked me if there was any IntelliSense support for Bing Maps. I vaguely remembered there being an ...

Working with invalid Geography objects in SQL Azure 18 Aug 2014
I was recently helping someone with a project that let the user to draw shapes on the map and upload the Well Know Text for the shape into a database. To do this they were making use of the Shape Toolbox and the Well Known Text modules for Bing Maps. Using these two modules together…

Creating animations with Bing Maps (JavaScript) 07 Aug 2014
Bing Maps is a very powerful mapping platform that is often used for creating engaging user experiences. The fluid interactive maps make for a great canvas when visualizing location based data. In this blog post we are going to take a look at how to make the user experience a little more engaging ...

4 Easy Ways to Visualize Excel Data on Bing Maps 16 Jul 2014
I have been helping developers visualize their data on Bing Maps for many years. One of the most requests I’ve had in the past is, “I have this data, but can you show it on a map?” More often than not this data would be sitting in an Excel file, usually with some address data,…

How to Make Use of Maps in Universal Apps 24 Jun 2014
Universal Apps are a pretty hot topic in the world of Windows app development. Universal apps allow you to build an app for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 while, at the same time allowing you to share code, user controls, styles, strings, and other assets between the two projects in Visual ...