Map Providers in EJ 1 ASP.NET Core Maps
21 Apr 2017 / 1 minute to read
Map control support map providers such as OpenStreetMap that can be added to any layers in maps.
Open Street Map
OpenStreetMap is a map of the entire world. The OpenStreetMap allows you to view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative way from any place on the Earth.
You can enable this feature by setting the
layer-type property value as “OSM”.
<ej-map id="maps"> <e-layers > <e-layer layer-type="@LayerType.OSM" url-template="http://a.tile.openstreetmap.org/level/tileX/tileY.png"> </e-layer> </e-layers> </ej-map>
url-template property determines the format of tile map. You can specify the template for the tile layer.
Bing Map is a key feature in accessing the external geospatial imagery services for deep-zoom satellite view.
Enable Bing Maps
You can enable this feature by defining the
layer-type as “Bing”.
<ej-map id="maps"> <e-layers > <e-layer layer-type="@LayerType.Bing" key="// ...bingMapKey"> </e-layer> </e-layers> </ej-map>
The bing Map Key is provided as input to this
key property. The Bing Map key can be obtained from http://www.microsoft.com/maps/create-a-bing-maps-key.aspx.