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MSN Premium Service for Broadband

MSN's recently announced premium service for broadband subscribers will feature MapPoint traffic reports. Beta testing is slated to begin next week with thousands of customers.

"MSN Premium and MSN Plus provide numerous features that allow consumers to personalize their online environment, including customizable toolbars and a new, personal home page. The new My MSN home page can be customized easily by dragging and dropping content modules, providing easy access to consumers' favorite content and communication services. Enhancements to the dashboard allow subscribers to add a custom photo slide show to their dynamic desktop, access new services such as a traffic report from MapPoint®, and provide Alerts history so consumers can easily see their most recent Alerts. MSN Premium subscribers also get the advanced photo-organizing and -editing tools of MSN Photo Plus, money-management resources of Money Plus, and educational resources in Encarta Plus."

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Programming MapPoint in .NET

Chandu Thota's New Book from O'Reilly Press
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The first and only book in print on programming MapPoint technologies. The book includes sections on Microsoft MapPoint, the MapPoint Web Service, MapPoint Location Server, and Virtual Earth. The books is 354 pages chock full of programming examples and map screenshots. For example, the book spends 40 pages discussing in depth the various Data Map styles in Microsoft MapPoint, dissects the DisplayDataMap method in detail, and has a number of examples of importing data from various sources. There are over 100 pages on the MapPoint Web Service including sections on the Find, Route, and Render API's. Take your MapPoint programming to the next level!

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