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Project Description
This is a small project that illustrates how to use the ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight™/WPF™ to geocode your tweet line and render geotweeters on a map of the world. It uses the Bing gecoding service and ArcGIS Online for the tiled images.

The sample illustrates how to:

1. Integrate the ArcGIS Silverlight API with Twitter
2. Geocode locations with Bing asynchronously
3. Use control templates and animation in XAML
4. Construct point and line graphics
5. Consume WCF services


1. ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight™/WPF™
2. Bing (Virtual Earth) Developer Account and Password
3. Twitter Account

Known Issues

1. Uses localhost
2. Security has not been implemented

Please feel free to contribute.


1. Unzip.
2. Web-enable the base GeoTweeters directory.
3. Open the project and reference ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.dll, ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Bing.dll and ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Toolkit.dll.
4. Update the BingGeocoder.cs file with your Bing/VE account ID and password.
5. Run

Development Environment

Visual Studio 2008 SP1
.NET 3.5 SP1
Silverlight 2.0 or 3.0

Other Resources

ESRI Resource Center - ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight™/WPF™

Last edited Jul 15, 2009 at 4:14 PM by alaframboise, version 26