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Map Providers

Map control support map providers such as OpenStreetMap that can be added to any layers in maps.

Open Street Map

OpenStreetMap is a map of the entire world. The OpenStreetMap allows you to view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative way from any place on the Earth.

Enable OSM

You can enable this feature by setting the layerType property value as “OSM”.

import { Component, ViewEncapsulation } from '@angular/core';

@Component({
  selector: 'my-app',
  // specifies the template string for the maps component
  template:
    `<ejs-maps id='container'>
    <e-layers>
    <e-layer layerType='OSM' [urlTemplate]='urlTemplate'></e-layer>
    </e-layers>
  </ejs-maps>`,
  encapsulation: ViewEncapsulation.None
})
export class AppComponent {
  public urlTemplate = 'http://a.tile.openstreetmap.org/level/tileX/tileY.png';
}

URL Template

The urlTemplate property determines the format of tile map. You can specify the template for the tile layer.

Bing Map

Bing Map is a key feature in accessing the external geospatial imagery services for deep-zoom satellite view.

Enable Bing Maps

You can enable this feature by defining the layerType as “bing”. To get the type of bing map as aerial, aerialwithlabel and road.

import { Component, ViewEncapsulation } from '@angular/core';

@Component({
  selector: 'my-app',
  // specifies the template string for the maps component
  template:
    `<ejs-maps id='container'>
    <e-layers>
    <e-layer layerType='Bing' bingMapType='AerialWithLabel' [key]='bingkey'></e-layer>
    </e-layers>
  </ejs-maps>`,
  encapsulation: ViewEncapsulation.None
})
export class AppComponent {
  public bingkey = "Your Bing Map Key";
}

Key

The bing Map key is provided as input to this key property. The Bing Map key can be obtained from http://www.microsoft.com/maps/create-a-bing-maps-key.aspx.