Lumia App Lab # 13 – Maps and location API’s for Windows Phone

Learn how to use the location-related capabilities of Nokia Lumia hardware, Windows Phone Location APIs, and the HERE location platform, including HERE Maps, HERE Drive, and HERE Transit. Starting with the basics — retrieving location information from the phone and registering for background location notifications — this webinar then looks at the map-related services APIs available for your Windows Phone apps for Nokia Lumia smartphones, including APIs for map rendering, geocoding, and routing controls.

A downloadable copy of the slides from the session can be found here:

For detailed documentation on the maps features in Lumia smartphones see and don’t forget to check out the examples at

For more details about developing for Nokia Lumia smartphones visit

Check out details of the other Lumia App Labs, including the future schedule, here:


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