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  • Blog Post: Create location aware apps using geolocation and Bing Maps

    Ross Heise has a quick walkthrough on adding geolocation to your Windows store Apps. Here’s a bit of code to whet your appetite: The Windows.Devices.Geolocation namespace is used for retrieving your location. Whether you use GPS, a WiFi network, or an IP address to retrieve a user’s location depends...
  • Blog Post: Video: Mapping your location in Windows 8 apps

    If you’re writing a Windows Store app, you may want to display the user’s location on a map. This two-minute video shows you how to do it with C#/XAML: How to display your location on a Bing Map. Even if you’re using JavaScript or C++/CX to write your Store app, these steps are handy. This video is the...
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