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Creating with Google Maps

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Overview

In this quest you will use several tools available in Google Cloud to manipulate data and create a Google Map - map location details to find subway stations or a business; use geocoding and Apps Script to send an email of a map; visualize data on a customized map; and build a server-side proxy to create a map on a mobile device.

Syllabus

  • Google Apps Script: Access Google Sheets, Maps & Gmail in 4 Lines of Code
    • In this lab, we'll introduce you to one of the easiest ways to write code that accesses Google developer technologies, all by leveraging one of the mainstream web development languages, JavaScript.
  • Use Google Maps API to Visualize BigQuery Geospatial Data
    • In this lab you will use the Google Maps Platform to visualize taxi drop off locations in 2016 from journeys that started from the block around the Empire State building. The data is stored in a Google BigQuery public dataset.
  • Build a Nearby Business Search Service with Google Maps Platform
    • In this lab you’ll build a location-based web app using Google Maps Platform APIs to perform nearby searches based around the user.
  • Google Maps Web Services Proxy for Mobile Applications
    • In this lab, you'll build a Google App Engine proxy for the Google Places API web service.
  • Mapping the NYC Subway
    • In this lab you’ll build a store locator web application for the NYC (New York City) Subway Station data set and create a scalable map of the stations.

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