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Ricky Brundritt

Ricky Brundritt is the Microsoft EMEA Bing Maps Technology Solution Professional. He is a Co-founder of the Bing Maps UK user group and is heavily involved in the Bing Maps community. Ricky was also a Microsoft MVP for the Windows Live Platform in 2009, 2010 & 2011 and also the winner of a Microsoft competition held in 2010 that earned him the title “King of Bing Maps”. As a former software consultant Ricky enjoys experimenting with the latest in software technology and integrating it with Bing Maps.
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4 Easy Ways to Visualize Excel Data on Bing Maps 16 Jul 2014
I have been helping developers visualize their data on Bing Maps for many years. One of the most requests I’ve had in the past is, “I have this data, but can you show it on a map?” More often than not this data would be sitting in an Excel file, usually with some address data,…

How to Make Use of Maps in Universal Apps 24 Jun 2014
Universal Apps are a pretty hot topic in the world of Windows app development. Universal apps allow you to build an app for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 while, at the same time allowing you to share code, user controls, styles, strings, and other assets between the two projects in Visual ...

How to Launch Maps in a Universal App 04 Jun 2014
At the Microsoft //Build/ Conference last April, the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK (WP8.1) was released as a preview. With the release of this SDK one of the new templates added to Visual Studios now allows you to create universal apps. Universals apps allow you to build an app for Windows and Windows ...

Creating a Universal Templatable Compass Control 23 May 2014
At the Microsoft //Build/ Conference last April, the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK (WP8.1) was released as a preview. With the release of this SDK one of the new templates added to Visual Studios now allows you to create universal apps. Universals apps allow you to build an app for Windows and Windows ...

How to Create Nicely Formatted Directions in Bing Maps Windows Store apps (.NET) 19 May 2014
Not long after the Bing Maps Windows Store apps SDK was first released we published a blog post on how to calculate and display routes. We created a simple input form to allow the user to enter a start and end location and then displayed the route instructions using a ListBox. This works fine, ...