The Virtual Earth Map Control software development kit (SDK) 6.2 consists of a complete set of reference topics that cover the Virtual Earth map control application programming interface (API). If you are reading this help file online, you can download the Virtual Earth Map Control SDK (CHM file) for off-line viewing.
Virtual Earth also provides an Interactive SDK available at http://dev.live.com/virtualearth/sdk/. The Interactive SDK offers hands-on, task-based demonstrations of features available in the version 6.2 API release, complete with code samples and links back to the reference SDK.
Microsoft Virtual Earth Web Services is a set of programmable SOAP services that allow you to match addresses to the map, search for points of interest, integrate maps and imagery, return driving directions, and incorporate other location intelligence into your Web application.