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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 http://www.bingmapsportal.com/, 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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