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<title>Animate point along path - Azure Maps Web SDK Samples</title>
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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, point, animation;
//Create an array of points to define a path to animate along.
var path = [
[-122.34758, 47.62155],
[-122.34764, 47.61859],
[-122.33787, 47.61295],
[-122.34217, 47.60964]
function GetMap() {
//Point the Azure Maps domain to the US Azure Gov Cloud domain.
//Initialize a map instance.
map = new atlas.Map('myMap', {
center: [-122.3378, 47.6129],
zoom: 13,
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 () {
point = new atlas.Shape(new[-122.33825, 47.53945]));
//Create a data source and add it to the map.
datasource = new atlas.source.DataSource();
//Add a line for the path as a visual reference.
//Add the data to the data source.
//Add a layer for rendering line data.
map.layers.add(new atlas.layer.LineLayer(datasource));
//Add a layer for rendering point data. This could be any layer that supports rendering point data.
map.layers.add(new atlas.layer.SymbolLayer(datasource, null, {
iconOptions: {
//For smoother animation, ignore the placement of the icon. This skips the label collision calculations and allows the icon to overlap map labels.
ignorePlacement: true,
//For smoother animation, allow symbol to overlap all other symbols on the map.
allowOverlap: true,
rotation: ['get', 'heading'],
//Have the rotation align with the map.
rotationAlignment: 'map'
//Only render Point or MultiPoints in this layer.
filter: ['any', ['==', ['geometry-type'], 'Point'], ['==', ['geometry-type'], 'MultiPoint']]
}));'click', function () {
if (animation) {
//Restart the animation.
} else {
animation = atlas.animations.moveAlongPath(path, point, { duration: 2000, captureMetadata: true, autoPlay: true });
<body onload="GetMap()">
<div id="myMap" style="position:relative;width:100%;min-width:290px;height:600px;"></div>
<div style="position:absolute;top:0px;left:calc(50% - 100px);background-color:white;padding:5px;">Click the map to animate point.</div>
<fieldset style="width:calc(100% - 30px);min-width:290px;margin-top:10px;">
<legend><h1 style="font-size:16px">Animate point along path</h1></legend>
This sample shows how to easily animate a point along a path on the map.
This sample uses the open source <a href="" target="_blank">Azure Maps Animation module</a>