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Course : Beginning Google Maps API


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API stands for Application Programming Interface. It is a set of methods and tools that enables software applications building. Google Maps API allows you to display maps on your website. It was launched in June 2005. This course talks about:

• The working architecture of Google Maps API
• Various kinds of competitive APIs
• Extensibility and customization of Google Maps API

On today’s Web, mapping solutions are a natural ingredient. We use them to see the location of things, to search position of address, to get driving directions, and to do numerous other things. Most information has a location, and if something has a location, it can be displayed on a map. There are several mapping solutions including Yahoo! Maps and Bing Maps, but the most popular one is Google Maps.. According to the May 2017 statistics, 43 percent of all mashups use the Google Maps API. In comparison, the second most popular API was Flickr with 11 percent, and the second most popular mapping API was VirtualEarth (Bing Maps) with 3 percent.


  • Introducing the Google Maps API
  • Transferring from Version 2 to 3
  • Creating Your First Map
  • Taking the Map Further with MapOptions
  • X Marks the Spot
  • Marker Icons
  • InfoWindow Tips and Tricks
  • Creating Polylines and Polygons
  • Dealing with Massive Numbers of Markers


Google maps API comes with numerous capabilities which are necessary for a programmer to understand. The learning outcomes of this course are:

• Generating new Google Maps API
• Introduction and Basics of Google Maps API
• Distinctive features of Google Maps API
• Dynamism and working of Google Maps API
• Theories and practical approach to Google Maps API
• Implementations and applications of Google Maps API



By Alia Kens ( October 25, 2018 )

This Google maps API course is a perfect option if you want to learn the all in a very less time. All the concepts are well explained in a well elaborated practical manner. It is an on the go course.

By George Pinnacle ( March 1, 2018 )

The basics of Google maps API are perfectly explained in this course and at the same time are very easy to understand for a beginner like me. Thank you my friend for introducing me to this course.

By Henry Blue ( November 19, 2013 )

The best thing about this course is its simplicity level in explaining the concepts. Google maps API has always been a hard nut to crack for me before this course. I am happy with the results this course has provided me.

By Sammy Paul ( November 8, 2013 )

Google maps API course is a perfect choice for a beginner like me. It not only talks about the basics but also makes complex things clear in a well structured manner.

By Jade Green ( November 8, 2013 )

This course is a feisty little devil! I had heard about this course quite a time. I have fairly good handle on the advanced concepts of Google maps API, but this course is absolutely packed with all the relevant information and new facts.


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