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How To: Bing Maps For Windows 8 Metro Apps

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Bing Maps SDK is available for Visual Studio 2012 RC and Windows 8 release preview, Bing Maps SDK is easy fast and cool control that you can use in your Metro App. Download Demo Project Step 1: Maps Developer Account Before you can use Bing Sdk from Windows 8 Metro App you need Maps Developer Account, open, create or enter with existing Windows Live account. Choose “Create or view keys” and create new Key for your application. Copy and save that key, create
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