Working With Location in Windows Phone: Listing 3

XAML for a two-button grid.

<Grid x:Name="ContentPanel"
        Grid.Row="1"
        Margin="12,0,12,0">
    <Grid.Resources>
        <local:LocationViewModel x:Key="ViewModel" />
        <maps:ApplicationIdCredentialsProvider x:Key="Credentials"
                                                ApplicationId="{your key}" />
    </Grid.Resources>
    <Grid DataContext="{Binding Source={StaticResource ViewModel}}">
        <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
            <ColumnDefinition />
            <ColumnDefinition />
        </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
        <Grid.RowDefinitions>
            <RowDefinition Height="Auto" />
            <RowDefinition />
        </Grid.RowDefinitions>
        <Button Content="Start Tracking">
            <i:Interaction.Triggers>
                <i:EventTrigger EventName="Click">
                    <ec:CallMethodAction TargetObject="{Binding}"
                                            MethodName="StartTracking" />
                </i:EventTrigger>
            </i:Interaction.Triggers>
        </Button>
        <Button Content="Stop Tracking"
                Grid.Column="1">
            <i:Interaction.Triggers>
                <i:EventTrigger EventName="Click">
                    <ec:CallMethodAction TargetObject="{Binding}"
                                            MethodName="StopTracking" />
                </i:EventTrigger>
            </i:Interaction.Triggers>
        </Button>
        <Border Grid.Row="1"
                Grid.ColumnSpan="2"
                BorderBrush="{Binding LocationTrackingBrush}"
                BorderThickness="{StaticResource PhoneMargin}">
            <maps:Map LogoVisibility="Collapsed"
                        CopyrightVisibility="Collapsed"
                        CredentialsProvider="{StaticResource Credentials}">
                <maps:Pushpin Content="Here I Am!"
                                Location="{Binding CurrentLocation}" />
            </maps:Map>
        </Border>
    </Grid>
</Grid>

About the Author

Nick Randolph runs Built to Roam, a consulting company that specializes in training, mentoring and assisting other companies build mobile applications. With a heritage in rich client applications for both the desktop and a variety of mobile platforms, Nick currently presents, writes and educates on the Windows Phone platform.

comments powered by Disqus

Featured

  • Java on Visual Studio Code Going Cloud Native

    Cloud-native development figures prominently in a new roadmap published by Microsoft's Java on Visual Studio Code dev team.

  • Speed Lines Graphic

    Quantum-Inspired Annealing Using C# or Python

    Dr. James McCaffrey of Microsoft Research explains a new idea that slightly modifies standard simulated annealing by borrowing ideas from quantum mechanics.

  • Visual Studio 2022 v17.1 Preview 3 Improves Web Tools

    Microsoft quietly shipped Visual Studio 2022 v17.1 Preview 3 with enhancements to web tools.

  • Progress Telerik Adds 20-Plus Components for Blazor, .NET MAUI and WinUI

    The R1 2022 release of Progress Telerik development tooling adds more than 20 new components to the Blazor, .NET MAUI and WinUI offerings.

Upcoming Events