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<title>Simple HTML Marker Animation - Azure Maps Web SDK Samples</title>
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<meta name="description" content="This sample shows how to animate the position of a HTML marker on the map by updating the coordinates." />
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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>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var map, marker, radius = 20;
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 HTML marker and add it to the map.
marker = new atlas.HtmlMarker({
htmlContent: '<img class="circleImage" src="../Common/images/icons/ssMap.png"/>',
position: [0, 0]
//Start the animation.
function positionOnCircle(angle) {
//Calculate the position on a circle for an angle of animation.
return [
Math.cos(angle) * radius,
Math.sin(angle) * radius
function animateMarker(timestamp) {
//Update the position of the marker for the animation frame.
position: positionOnCircle(timestamp / 1000)
//Request the next frame of the animation.
.circleImage {
width: 40px;
border: 2px solid green;
border-radius: 50%;
<body onload='GetMap()'>
<div id="myMap" style="position:relative;width:100%;min-width:290px;height:600px;"></div>
<fieldset style="width:calc(100% - 30px);min-width:290px;margin-top:10px;">
<legend><h1 style="font-size:16px">Simple Animation</h1></legend>
This sample shows how to animate the position of a HTML marker on the map by updating the coordinates.