If I am using Bing Maps as my base map, can i overlay a CartoDB visualisation (that I created earlier) on top of it? If so how do I go about doing that? The example on the cartodb site only refers to LeafLet Maps but when I try "cartodb.createLayer" with Bing Maps as my base map, it throws an error:

"Cartodb.js can't guess the map type"

Not sure what I am missing. I am using the Bing Maps' JavaScript library and wondering if CartoDB even supports Bing Maps.


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It can be done, but requires development. If using the Bing Maps V8 control a custom overlay can be created to build a CartoDB layer. I haven't seen any one do this yet, but have looked into it and it doesn't look overly difficult to do.

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