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Bing Maps PCF Control

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Bing Maps PCF ControlOverviewThis PCF control allows you to display information for a view that contains latitude and longitude information within Bing Maps. The Info Box for each pushpin that is created on the map also gives you the ability to open the selected record.Additional FeaturesMap will default to a bounding box defined by the location data being shown.Will work with dataset that are 5k+ in size.Installation UsageAfter you install the solution into your system create a new view and add the custom control to the view. Ensure you add the required fields to the view and any filter you want. After you create the view Publish the customizations and navigate to the new view. The video below provides additional details.DownloadThe latest release is always available here.

Utilize Customized npm Package from GitHub Branch

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Utilize Customized npm Package from GitHub BranchWhen working with npm libraries there are times you find bugs or want to add functionality to a library. You could just modify the files locally and run the application but this gets tricky when you go to deploy an application and it does an npm install which doesn’t include your changes.If the project is out there on GitHub there is a better way.Fork the project on Github to your account.Create a new branch from your fork.Fix the bug or add the functionality you want.Uninstall the original npm package by opening a terminal within the directory of your project and running the following command.npm uninstall <package-name>Example
npm uninstall node-simple-odata-serverInstall the npm package from your Forked branch using the following command from a terminal within your project directory.npm install --save <your-github-user>/<repository-name>#<branch-name>Example
npm install --save rwilson504/node-simple-odata-serve…

Azure Maps PCF Control

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Azure Maps PCF ControlOverviewThis PCF control allows you to display information for a view that contains latitude and longitude information within Azure Maps. The Popup Box for each point that is created on the map also gives you the ability to open the selected record.Additional FeaturesUtilizes a central configuration entity for authentication which means not having to update multiple controls if authentication changes.Map will default to a bounding box defined by the location data being shown.Will work with dataset that are 5k+ in size.DownloadThe latest release is always available here.