Code to search location on Bing Map

BingMapTask launcher is used to search a location and mark it on the Bing map. It is defined as below,


Search term need to be set as string. If geo coordinate of center is not provided then BingMapTask will search a location on basis of user’s current location.

Hospitals can be located and marked on the Bing map from user’s current location as below,

BingMapsTask bingMapsTask = new BingMapsTask();
bingMapsTask.SearchTerm = "hospital";
bingMapsTask.ZoomLevel = 2;

You can set the zoom level of the map as well. In this way you can search a location and mark that on Bing map.

I hope this post is useful. Thanks for reading.

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Dhananjay Kumar

Dhananjay Kumar is Developer Evangelist for Infragistics. He is a 8 times Microsoft MVP and well respected Developer Advocate in India.He is the author of 900+ Blog Posts, and can often be found speaking around India at conferences and hosting free workshops for programmers across the country. So far, he has hosted 60 free workshops on various topics like JavaScript, Angular, WCF, ASP.NET MVC, C#, Azure etc. Follow him on twitter @debug_mode for all the updates about his blog posts and workshops. You can send him email at debugmode [at] outlook [dot] com

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