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Windows Application Development Cookbook by Marcin Jamro

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Opening a map in an external application

After learning how to open a website, compose an e-mail message, and start a call, it is beneficial to get to know how to use maps in your applications. In the beginning, you will see how to open an external application that allows centering a map in a given location and deciding the region of the map to be presented.

As an example, you will create a simple page with three buttons. The first two will open the map centered in the location of Rzeszow's Town Hall in two modes (2D and rotated, further named 3D), while the other presents the region of Rzeszow's Market Square.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you need only the automatically generated project.

How to do it...

To prepare an example that opens ...

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