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Learning Android Google Maps

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Learn
  • Get to know about the basic development environment setup needed to create a successful map application
  • Generate an SHA1 fingerprint, obtain an API key, and create a basic map application
  • Detect different types of maps and implement them in your application
  • Add information to your map such as markers, overlays, information windows, and shapes
  • Explore the interaction with maps and work with gestures
  • Change the different camera views in your map application
  • Work with real-time GPS location data and implementing it in your application
  • Apply Street View and integrate the StreetViewPanoroma fragment to your application
  • Employ the native Google maps application to solve some of the tasks using intents
  • Create a cutting edge Google maps application by implementing all the concepts learned
About

This book helps you to overcome the most common problems faced by users and helps you create a successful map application without any hassle.

The book starts with a brief description of how to set up an environment and obtain an API key to create your map application. This book will teach you about adding markers, overlays, and information windows to the map in detail. You will then dive deep into customizing various types of maps and working with location data and Google Street view.

By the end of this book, you will be able to create succinct map applications in Android using Google maps efficiently.

Features
  • Set up the development environment and obtain the Google API key to create your first map application
  • Create a cutting edge Google maps application by implementing all the concepts learned
  • A step-by-step tutorial guide that is full of pragmatic examples
Page Count 356
Course Length 10 hours 40 minutes
ISBN 9781849698863
Date Of Publication 29 Sep 2015

Authors

Raj Amal W.

Raj Amal W. has almost three years of real-time working experience with Android technology and has helped many developers complete their projects on time with high-quality standards as an Android developer for a private company. Raj is an open source evangelist and encourages others to use open source software. He writes about Android and Linux at http://www.learn2crack.com.