All joking about Enterprise Mashups aside, if you're building web applications for your business this should be of interest. A new code library makes it easy to bring Virtual Earth maps into your Sharepoint applications. Find the code here on Codeplex.
The solution provides a map web part, which can be dragged and dropped onto a SharePoint page to display a variable size Virtual Earth map view. Users can also use the pushpin database to store different landmarks to be displayed on the map. The solution also provides an admin web part for managing the content of this database as well as an object model to manage content programmatically. In addition, if users want to use an existing data source to render pushpins in the map, a programmable interface is provided that can be implemented to integrate the existing data source with the map, which should significantly reduce the amount of additional custom code.
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