SDK for Bing Spatial Data Services
Written by Alex Denham   
Friday, 24 August 2012

Microsoft has released an SDK for Bing Spatial Data Services.  So if you are looking for geocoding this is a good place to start.

The SDK comes as a PDF file that contains the programming reference and how-to topics for getting started with the Bing Spatial Data Services, which can be used by anyone with a Bing Maps Account.

 

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The Bing Spatial Data Services API provides a Representational State Transfer (REST) interface that can geocode, store and query spatial data. You use it by setting parameters in a URL and then submitting the URL as an HTTP request. The HTTP response returns the results of the request.

The recent release of the Bing Spatial Data Services has a number of new features. The Data Source Management API has been changed so that the URLs used when a data source is created or updated now include data source names instead of job IDs. Data source schemas have been changed to have a maximum of 350 total properties rather than 100 strings and 20 doubles. The final change is that entity data schemas are validated when they are uploaded to a data source. This ensures that the XML is valid and that the schema and data have the required properties, such as longitude and latitude.

More Information

Bing Spatial Data Services SDK (PDF)

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