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Sunday, April 3, 2011 1:29 PM | Comments

update I’ve updated the code to check for the MapZoom event; also fixed a typo of MapClick to MouseClick.   Original Post The Windows Phone Bing Maps control is very close to its desktop Silverlight counterpart, with few missing features. In fact none of the limitations have really impacted my phone projects, until today I ran into a peculiarly missing event: MouseClick. Without MapClick there is no built-in way (to my knowledge) to detect when the user taps on the map. The Map control unfortunately swallows all ManipulationCompleted events, and MouseLeftButtonUp/Down get fired even when the user pans or zooms the map, which we don’t want to concern ourselves with. Blend Triggers to the rescue The solution I came up with is a Trigger called MapTapTrigger. In meeting with a number of other WP7 developers over the past year I came...

Friday, June 18, 2010 11:17 AM | Comments

Update Quite a bit has changed since June! The app is now called Bus Watch Chicago and is live on the marketplace. If you’ve got a windows phone please check it out! (You need the Zune client software installed for the link to work)     Below is a preview of my Windows Phone 7 app used for real-time tracking of Chicago buses. This app will make sure you never miss a bus, and perhaps more importantly, will make sure you know the best time to leave your house or office so you don’t end up standing and waiting at the bus stop for a ridiculous amount of time. It takes full advantage of the Bing Maps Silverlight control to plot out exact GPS locations of buses and stops, making sure you always know the optimal time to...