Bing Maps developers will discuss Bing Maps' latest features and development tips and tricks in a free 40 minute webcast at 8 a.m. PST/11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 1. In this 40-minute webinar -- discussion would be around the new Bing Maps AJAX Control 7.0, how to evaluate and improve the performance out of your Bing-powered mapping applications, and new tools for working with SQL databases.
Earthware's Brian Norman will show developers how to get maximum performance and speed from the Bing Maps AJAX APIs. 2010 King of Bing Maps Ricky Brundritt - developer of the TaxiFare Calculator - will demonstrate how to create mapping add-ons that enhance any mapping application. And OnTerra's Steve Milroy will showcase the new DataConnector, which allows organizations and developers to rapidly create web mapping apps that contain rich geospatial data visualization features.
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In other bing related news, Bing with NBA All-Star/Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce presenting the All-Star Health & Fitness Festival, on this Saturday at Paul's alma mater, Inglewood High School, in Los Angeles. As part of Paul's Truth on Health initiative, the festival is designed to encourage and help youth make informed decisions about living a healthy lifestyle.
Courtesy of Xbox, the event will be live streaming through Facebook. You can submit your questions to Paul and other NBA stars in attendance for a chance to see them answered during the live stream.[tags]festival,nba,boston,los angeles,fintness festival,geospatial,geo developers,geo apps,mapping,maps,live streaming[/tags]