Map Providers in EJ 1 ASP.NET Core Maps
21 Apr 20171 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.