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An orienteering application ported from Qt to Windows Phone. This example app combines HERE Maps with compass sensor. A custom user control, which has an appearance of an orienteering compass, can be manipulated with gestures; it can be dragged and rotated. In addition, the bearing component within the control can also be rotated.

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Compass

An orienteering application ported from Qt to Windows Phone. This example app combines Nokia Maps with compass sensor. A custom user control, which has an appearance of an orienteering compass, can be manipulated with gestures; it can be dragged and rotated. In addition, the bearing component within the control can also be rotated.

This project is hosted in GitHub: https://github.com/nokia-developer/compass-wp

You can also download the app from the Store: http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=ed617607-f643-4eb5-821b-675494bd3b66

New in version 0.8

  • Automatic lock feature of scale to point to north (application bar button)
  • Rotating map based on the compass heading (enable/disable from the settings)
  • Dynamic scale on the map for measuring distances
  • Rate My App library integrated
  • Few typos fixed from the instructions page

License

See the license text file delivered with this project. The license file is also available online at https://github.com/nokia-developer/compass-wp/blob/master/Licence.txt

Version history

  • 0.8: New features added: North lock for the scale, rotating map based on the heading and dynamic map scale. Rate My App library was integrated to the project.
  • 0.7: The first beta release.
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