Map Providers

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.

Enable OSM

You can enable this feature by setting the LayerType property value as “OSM”.

  • html
  • <ej:Map ID="osmMap" runat="server" >    
    
    
    
            <Layers>
    
                <ej:ShapeLayer LayerType="OSM" UrlTemplate="http://a.tile.thunderforest.com/landscape/level/tileX/tileY.png" >
    
                </ej:ShapeLayer>
    
            </Layers>
    
        </ej:Map>

    URL Template

    The UrlTemplate property determines the format of tile map. You can specify the template for the tile layer.

    Open street Map

    Bing Map

    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 LayerType as “bing”.

  • html
  • <ej:Map ID="Bing" runat="server" >    
    
    
    
            <Layers>
    
                <ej:ShapeLayer LayerType="bing" Key="// …bingMapkey">
    
                </ej:ShapeLayer>
    
            </Layers>
    
        </ej:Map>

    Key

    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.

    Bing map