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The October 12th Workshop will focus on the creation of a Windows App using the Windows Store JavaScript Templates. We will focus on the Bing JavaScript SDK and plotting data points from a RESTFul API.

Workshop Outline

In order to complete the workshop the following items will need to be downloaded and installed.

If you are running Windows 8

Visual Studio 2012 Professional


Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8

Visual Studio Extensions for the Windows Library for JavaScript

Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store Apps


If you are running Windows 8.1

Visual Studio 2013 Professional RC


Visual Studio 2013 Express for Windows 8.1

Bing Maps BETA SDK for Windows 8.1 Store Apps

All Platforms

Create a Bing Maps Account and Get a Key

Before you begin developing your application, you need to create a developer account on the Bing Maps Account Center. A Bing Maps Developer Account allows you to create a Bing Maps Key to use in your map application. Getting a key is described in Getting a Bing Maps Key.

Locu Developer Account

Project Downloads

Project Files for VS 2013 & Win 8.1

Project Files for VS 2012 & Win 8

Video for Windows 8.1

Prepping your development environment for Windows 8.1 

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