This part of the mapping series is the shortest from a code perspective - it actually only handles six properties of the Map control, but these give you access to some pretty powerful features of the map. The properties in question are:
BusinessLandmarksVisible LandmarksVisible PedestrianFeaturesVisible TrafficFlowVisible TransitFeaturesVisible ColorScheme (the map 'theme') To see this features in action, you will need to use the controls displayed to the right, and I will take you to the center of the (in)famous capital city of the Netherlands - Amsterdam. I have zoomed to this location
So here we have a base map, looking on the center of Amsterdam, from a point above the actual center to the North. This shows a view of the Central Station and the river IJ, where at the moment of this writing Sail Amsterdam is taking place.
This maps shows when LandmarksVisible is set to true. Basically every building is displayed in 3D outline, as well as some well-known landmarks, most notably the Central Station.
If BusinessLandmarksVisible is set to true, all kinds of restaurants and other businesses light up. This can be...(Read whole news on source site)