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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

How to get the Geolocation in WP8?

If you are a WPDev and looking for a way to retrieve the Geo Location of the user and integrate that Geo Coordinates in your Windows Phone 8 application, this post will help you step-by-step to understand the API and the way to use it. The Geolocator class provides us details about the user's location. To use this class, you need to add proper capabilities to your application. Let's start discussing on that. Windows Phone 8 SDK provides few API classes, which you will need in order to play with the Geo Location coordinates in your WP8 application. Among them, few important classes are: Geolocator, Geoposition and Geocoordinate present under the Windows.Devices.Geolocation namespace. Setting up the Environment To begin with the integration of geolocation in your Windows Phone 8 application, the first thing that you must have to do is setting up the proper capabilities, failing which you might get ACCESS_DENIED exception in your application. To add the...

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