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<title>Animate multiple points - Azure Maps Web SDK Samples</title>
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<meta name="description" content="This sample shows how to animate multiple points on the map." />
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<!-- Add references to the Azure Maps Map control JavaScript and CSS files. -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css" />
<script src=""></script>
<!-- Add reference to the animation module. -->
<script src="../Common/scripts/azure-maps-animations.min.js"></script>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var map, points = [], numPoints = 50, currentGroupAnimation = null;
function GetMap() {
//Point the Azure Maps domain to the US Azure Gov Cloud domain.
//Initialize a map instance.
map = new atlas.Map('myMap', {
view: 'Auto',
//Add authentication details for connecting to Azure Maps.
authOptions: {
//Use Azure Active Directory authentication.
authType: 'anonymous',
clientId: 'c9f2f391-13f1-407b-a4a5-f0a241bacfbf', //Your Azure Active Directory client id for accessing your Azure Maps account.
getToken: function (resolve, reject, map) {
//URL to your authentication service that retrieves an Azure Active Directory Token.
var tokenServiceUrl = '';
fetch(tokenServiceUrl).then(r => r.text()).then(token => resolve(token));
//Alternatively, use an Azure Maps key. Get an Azure Maps key at NOTE: The primary key should be used as the key.
//authType: 'subscriptionKey',
//subscriptionKey: '<Your Azure Maps Key>'
//Wait until the map resources are ready.'ready', function () {
//Create a data source and add it to the map.
datasource = new atlas.source.DataSource();
for (var i = 0; i < numPoints; i++) {
//Create an AnimatedPoint object with a random position and color.
points.push(new atlas.Shape(new, null, {
color: "#000000".replace(/0/g, function () { return (~~(Math.random() * 16)).toString(16); })
//Add the points to the data source.
//Add a layer for rendering point data as symbols.
map.layers.add(new atlas.layer.BubbleLayer(datasource, null, {
color: ['get', 'color']
function playAnimations(type) {
if (currentGroupAnimation) {
currentGroupAnimation = null;
var animations = [];
//Animate each point to a new random coordinate over a random duration between 100ms and 2000ms
for (var i = 0; i < numPoints; i++) {
animations.push(atlas.animations.setCoordinates(points[i], getRandomPosition(), { duration: Math.random() * 1900 + 100 }));
var groupOptions = {
playType: type
if(type === 'interval'){
groupOptions.interval = 100;
currentGroupAnimation = new atlas.animations.GroupAnimation(animations, groupOptions);;
function stopAnimations() {
if (currentGroupAnimation) {
function getRandomPosition() {
return [Math.random() * 360 - 180, Math.random() * 170 - 85];
<body onload="GetMap()">
<div id="myMap" style="position:relative;width:100%;min-width:290px;height:600px;"></div>
<div style="position:absolute;top:10px;left:10px;background-color:white;padding:5px;">
<input type="button" value="Play together" onclick="playAnimations('together');" />
<input type="button" value="Play sequentially" onclick="playAnimations('sequential');" />
<input type="button" value="Play interval (100ms)" onclick="playAnimations('interval');" />
<input type="button" value="Stop" onclick="stopAnimations();" />
<fieldset style="width:calc(100% - 30px);min-width:290px;margin-top:10px;">
<legend><h1 style="font-size:16px">Animate multiple points</h1></legend>
This sample shows how to animate multiple points on the map.
This sample uses the open source <a href="" target="_blank">Azure Maps Animation module</a>