Azure Maps

Azure Maps is a portfolio of geospatial services that include service APIs for Maps, Search, Routing, Traffic and Time Zones. The portfolio of Azure OneAPI compliant services allows you to use familiar developer tools to quickly develop and scale solutions that integrate location information into your Azure solutions. Azure Maps provides developers from all industries powerful geospatial capabilities packed with fresh mapping data imperative to providing geographic context to web and mobile applications.

More details about the services are available in the Azure Maps documentation. If you have a technical issue, please open a post on the developer forums through Stack Overflow or MSDN.

  1. Blazor

    Possibilities to use Azure Maps with Blazor web apps

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  2. Type 'undefined' does not satisfy the constraint 'IBaseGeojson'

    Using azure-maps-rest 2.0.5 npm package throws the following TS error:

    Type 'undefined' does not satisfy the constraint 'IBaseGeojson'

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  3. Support for humedity date for "Weather - Get Daily Forecast" API

    I can try the Get Daily Forecast API at the following site:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/ja-jp/rest/api/maps/weather/getdailyforecastpreview

    The description says that you can get the humidity, but at present, the response does not include the humidity. I want it to support "humidity" when GA.


    • confirmed that the Hourly Forecast API includes "humidity".

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  4. Azure Maps SDK to integrate in Xamarin.Forms

    needs Azure Maps SDK to integrate in Xamarin.Forms for drawable geofence

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  5. Support for historical weather

    I was excited when I first heard that the Azure Maps service was going to add weather data. Unfortunately, it looks like the service only supports current conditions and weather forecasts. It would be great to also be able to get historical conditions - daily averages would be good, hourly would be great.

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  6. Historic Traffic Flow data

    Historical traffic data, for example, vehicle flow (annual average daily traffic) can be measured as the number of vehicles per hour past a specific point or transferring a specific section. You typically get data such as 50 vehicles per hour or 1000 vehicles per day per lane. This allows you to derive charts such as the attached. The vertical axis refers to vehicles and the horizontal axis is simply the 24 hours per day.
    This type of information is used, among others, to plan for road capacity expansion, transport modeling, etc. We typically collect this data with “loops” on the…

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  7. atlas.Control interface onAdd property should return HTMLElement | null

    In azure-maps-control 2.0.21 typings https://www.npmjs.com/package/azure-maps-control, the Control interface has a property called onAdd.

    onAdd(map: Map, options?: ControlOptions): HTMLElement;

    If we want to prevent the control from being added, because a validation failed, shouldn't null be returned? Just like in the following AzureMapSample:
    https://github.com/Azure-Samples/AzureMapsCodeSamples/blob/master/AzureMapsCodeSamples/Custom%20Modules/Fullscreen%20Control/FullScreenControl.ts#L191

    Returning null causes a TS compilation error, onAdd is expecting an HTMLElement not HTMLElement | null.

    Current:
    onAdd(map: Map, options?: ControlOptions): HTMLElement;

    Expected:
    onAdd(map: Map, options?: ControlOptions): HTMLElement | null;

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  8. Any timeline for releasing Azure AD authentication for Azure Maps to GA

    Do we have any timeline for releasing Azure AD authentication for Azure Maps to General Availability

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  9. Cities near another city

    Lets consider that use case: I search on my application which allows to get doctors available in a specific city. A scenario would be to have 0 result on city I requested but the alternative would be to provide doctors available on neighbors city (on a specific radius ) of the one we queryed.

    The idea is to add an GET method allowing to get neighbors city of another city by passing the city name (or its zipcode) and and radius

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    Not 100% clear on what is being asked here. Most cities do not have borders that align with other cities. Many have open area between city boundaries (i.e. rural area). So finding a neighboring city that shares a border isn’t really an option. A couple of options, we could find other nearby cities within a search radius, it that is suitable. Or in the case of looking for doctors, you could simply do a radius search for doctors. That said, a better option when it comes to searching for points of interest is to do a time based search. For example, find all doctors within a 15 minute drive. Most people are more concerned about how long something takes than how far something is. There is a tutorial showing this concept here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-maps/tutorial-ev-routing

  10. Filtering via lineNumber

    Hi Team, I would like to request include filtering via lineNumber in Get TransitLine Info, because my app focus on older ppl in my country, they only remember the transit line number.

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  11. Angular map component

    There should be an Angular component which would make easier to integrate Azure maps with Angular (the most popular JS framework) applications.

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  12. Add native support for a 3d or globe view

    Add native support for a 3d or globe view, rather than having to rely on external libraries like Cesium or WebGL Earth.

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  13. Pricing is beyond bad

    I've said this before, and my idea was rejected because it was considered "an edge case". It seems though that the reviewers didn't bother to read my entire post.

    In my old post (https://feedback.azure.com/forums/909172-azure-maps/suggestions/36265189-pricing-is-really-bad), I gave an example of how the service becomes ridiculously more expensive just by changing one variable (QPS). However, the reviewer focused only on that example and didn't bother about the rest.

    Now, here I am again facing the same problem, now with satellite images.
    We need to use satellite images in one of our maps. However, just because of that, our cost increases…

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  14. Xamarin.Forms Support

    Xamarin.Forms support
    Cache Map like Native ones

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  15. React component

    Please provide Azure Maps as React components. This would be useful for projects that already use Office UI Fabric React but also for many other developers that use React in their projects.

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  16. ' is not supported in pin's name

    When using the rest render api (static image) with ' in pin's name, it could not display correctly.

    Tried escaping, then encoding the ' to %2527 but this does not work. Using the escaped value for ' which is %27 causes an error

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  17. Give Access without User Access Administrator permission required

    I'm currently automating the provisioning of Azure Maps + Client App. The client authenticates using a Managed Identity for Azure.

    However, in order to give the Managed Identity access to Azure Maps, I need to have permission to this action:
    Microsoft.Authorization/roleAssignments/write

    This action is not normally given to Service Principals, and it's not great from a security perspective. The required role is User Access Administrator

    So I would like to be able to give Maps reader permission to a managed identity, WITHOUT needing the User Access Administrator role on my Service Principal.

    A good example is KeyVault. With KeyVault, access…

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  18. Map visual on Power BI powered by Azure Maps

    I want to use the Map visual on Power BI powered by Azure Maps.

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    Azure Maps announced that they will be shipping a Power BI visual in the first half of 2020. The initial set of features planned are; 3D bar charts, support for custom tile layers, traffic overlays, and the ability to drag and drop GeoJSON files as additional reference layers on top of the map. Many features planned in future updates afterwards.

  19. Improve Geocoding Results for addresses with 5+4 digits ZCTA

    Geocoder is giving results in incorrect score order for some addresses with 5+4 digits ZCTA...

    Go to https://azuremapscodesamples.azurewebsites.net/REST%20Services/Search%20Autosuggest%20and%20JQuery%20UI.html

    Search for "1833 S CHURCH ST, BURLINGTON, NC, 27215-5553", first result is Street, and the second one is the correct one. Searching for "1833 S CHURCH ST, BURLINGTON, NC, 27215" gives the correct one.

    Just a sample of other examples where it happens:
    - "5198 VALLEYDALE RD, BIRMINGHAM, AL, 35242-3756" vs "5198 VALLEYDALE RD, BIRMINGHAM, AL, 35242"
    - "7510 THOMAS DR, PANAMA CITY, FL, 32408-8529" vs "7510 THOMAS DR, PANAMA CITY, FL, 32408"
    - "4915 HIGHWAY 433 W, BENTONIA, MS, 39040-8417" vs…

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  20. Is it possible to look a historical imagery to analyze

    Is it possible to look at historical imagery to analyze chances in a area over time, if so how many years are we able to go back?

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