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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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How to add custom auto complete functionality to your map app 10 Oct 2014
More and more developers want to add auto complete to their map applications, and for good reason. It’s convenient for users and can help make your map application a user-friendly delight. In this blog post I will show you how to use Bing Spatial Data Services to create custom auto complete ...

Multiple Measurement Scale Bar in WPF 09 Oct 2014
I recently had some one ask me how to create a custom scale bar in the Bing Maps WPF control. The scale bars in the WPF control today let you set the unit of measurement to imperial or metric which is great if you only want one unit of measurement. However, if you are used…

Correctly anchoring pushpins to the map 02 Oct 2014
I regularly come across developers who run into issue that when they zoom the map in and out the pushpin appears to drift to and from the coordinate in which is meant to represent. The reason for this is that most of the time the information for how to offset the pushpin relative to the…

Part 2 – Bring your maps to life: Creating animations with Bing Maps (.NET) 29 Sep 2014
In a recent blog post, you saw how to use JavaScript and CSS3 to create custom animations. Now you’ll see how to create the same custom animations for a Windows Store app using .NET.  You are in luck, as all of these animations can be used with the Bing Maps WPF control as well with…

Cleaning up Visual Studio project folders using PowerShell 18 Sep 2014
Over the years I have created a lot of code samples and demo projects using Visual Studios. I keep many of these in a single folder which contains a several subfolders for organizing the code based on the technology being used. As you open, build and close Visual Studio projects a lot of additional ...