As apps become more and more location-aware, developers should be asking themselves how to integrate maps and location services into their existing applications. The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) offers a variety of controls and services to do just that.

  • Part 1: you’ll learn how to get started with maps in UWP.
  • Part 2: you will learn to use the map services and work with geolocation.
  • Part 3: you’ll learn how to add pushpins and other cool external elements to customize your maps and make them look more interesting.

The code samples in this post either come directly from or are based on Microsoft’s Universal Samples on GitHub. These samples are an excellent way to become familiar with the various UWP APIs and controls and go beyond mapping...

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