Volume 27 Number 11
November 2012 Code Downloads
|Touch and Go - Assembling Bing Map Tiles on Windows Phone
Getting a map on the Windows Phone screen is easy, but rotating it so that north on the map is actually pointing north is another matter entirely. Charles Petzold describes how he used the Bing Maps SOAP Service to get the results he wanted.
|Windows Phone - Speech-Enabling a Windows Phone 8 App with Voice Commands
In Windows Phone 8 apps, developers can use two new features to delight their users: voice commands to launch the app and execute commands, and a flexible API for speech recognition and synthesis to interact with the app by voice.