Maps component support map providers such as OpenStreetMap that can be added to any layers in maps.
OpenStreetMap is a map of the entire world. The OpenStreetMap allows you to view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative way from any place on the Earth.
You can enable this feature by setting the
LayerType property value as “OSM”.
<SfMaps> <MapsLayers> <MapsLayer LayerType='@ShapeLayerType.OSM' UrlTemplate='http://a.tile.openstreetmap.org/level/tileX/tileY.png' TValue="string" /> </MapsLayers> </SfMaps>
UrlTemplate property determines the format of tile map. You can specify the template for the tile layer.
Bing Map is a key feature in accessing the external geospatial imagery services for deep-zoom satellite view.
You can enable this feature by defining the
LayerType as “bing”. To get the type of bing map as aerial, aerialwithlabel and road.
<SfMaps> <MapsLayers> <MapsLayer LayerType='ShapeLayerType.Bing' BingMapType="AerialWithLabel" TValue="string" Key="// …bingMapKey" /> </MapsLayers> </SfMaps>
The bing Map key is provided as input to this key property. The Bing Map key can be obtained from http://www.microsoft.com/maps/create-a-bing-maps-key.aspx.