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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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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 ...

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 ...