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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Hello, MapPoint!

    1. Location-Based Application Categories

    2. Location Application Architectures

    3. Developing Location-Enabled Applications

    4. Developing Location-Aware Applications

    5. How It All Fits Together

    6. Where Are We?

  2. MapPoint 2004

    1. Chapter 2 Programming with MapPoint 2004

      1. The MapPoint 2004 Object Model
      2. Programming with MapPoint 2004 API
      3. Programming the MapPoint ActiveX Control
      4. Cleaning Up After You're Done
      5. Dealing with Latitude and Longitude
      6. Routing in MapPoint 2004
      7. Where Are We?
    2. Chapter 3 Working with Data in MapPoint 2004

      1. Understanding the MapPoint 2004 Data API
      2. Understanding Data Maps
      3. Working with MapPoint Demographic Data
      4. Working with Your Business Data
      5. Querying a MapPoint DataSet
      6. Working with Shapes
      7. Working with Territories
      8. Where Are We?
    3. Chapter 4 Advanced MapPoint 2004 Programming

      1. Interfacing MapPoint 2004 with a GPS Device
      2. Integrating Your Applications with MapPoint 2004
      3. Performance Considerations
      4. Where Are We?
  3. MapPoint Web Service

    1. Chapter 5 Programming MapPoint Web Service

      1. How Does MapPoint Web Service Work?
      2. Getting Started with MapPoint Web Service
      3. Preparing Your Development Environment
      4. Understanding MapPoint Web Service Object Model
      5. Where Are We?
    2. Chapter 6 MapPoint Web Service Find APIs

      1. Understanding Find APIs
      2. Understanding Entities and Entity Relationships
      3. Data Sources and Countries/Regions
      4. Working with Find Methods
      5. Asynchronous Programming with Find Service
      6. Optimizing Find Call Performance
      7. Globalizing Find
      8. Where Are We?
    3. Chapter 7 MapPoint Web Service Route APIs

      1. Understanding Route APIs
      2. Calculating a Route
      3. Displaying Details of a Route
      4. Where Are We?
    4. Chapter 8 MapPoint Web Service Render APIs

      1. Understanding Render APIs
      2. Rendering Maps
      3. Map Interaction
      4. Asynchronous Programming
      5. Where Are We?
  4. MapPoint Location Server

    1. Chapter 9 Programming Microsoft Location Server

      1. Microsoft Location Server Terminology
      2. How Does Location Server Work?
      3. Microsoft Location Server Architecture
      4. Installing the Location Server
      5. Accessing the Location Service APIs
      6. Accessing the Location Server APIs
      7. Microsoft Location Server Supported Providers
      8. Where Are We?
    2. Chapter 10 Programming with Location Server APIs

      1. Programming with Location Server Web Service
      2. Programming with the Location Server Management API
      3. Comparing Location Server API to Location Web Service API
      4. Where Are We?
  5. MSN Virtual Earth

    1. Chapter 11 Programming with Virtual Earth

      1. Anatomy of Virtual Earth
      2. Programming with MapControl.js
      3. Where Are We?
    2. Appendix A Managing Your Data on MapPoint's Customer Services Site

      1. Using the MapPoint Customer Services Site
      2. Using Customer Data Web Service
    3. Appendix B Working with Polygons

      1. What Is a Polygon?
      2. Polygon Relationships
      3. Rules for Preparing Polygon Data
      4. Polygon Data Schema Document
      5. Polygon Data Sample Document
    4. Appendix C Implementing Spatial Search Using SQL Server

      1. Understanding Proximity Search
      2. Step 1: Create a Table to Store Your Business Location Data
      3. Step 2: Calculate Axis Values for the BusinessEntities Table
      4. Step 3: Create the FindNearby Stored Procedure
      5. Step 4: Using Your Find Nearby Stored Procedure Using C#
  1. Appendix Maps

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