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Bing Maps v7 Dynamic Tile Layer Source URI RRS feed

  • Question

  • I've got a bing maps v7 app, and I'm making use of a tile layer to show traffic data.

    Is there a way to provide a callback instead of a static string for the tile URL?

    I need to modify the URL more than just the quadkey, and pass in different parameters based on the current zoom level and time of day.

    • Moved by Ricky_Brundritt Friday, March 16, 2012 6:29 PM (From:Bing Maps: Map Control and Web services Development)
    Thursday, February 23, 2012 11:57 PM

Answers

  • Looks like there is an undocumented solution.

    instead of passing a string for the URL, you can pass in a callback method that takes a tileId as an object.

    That tileId object has x,y, and levelOfDetail, which can be used to reconstruct a quadkey, or get the lat/lng depending on your API needs.

    Standard boilerplate warnings apply :)

    Friday, February 24, 2012 1:18 AM