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Google Maps APIs

Google via Udacity


This course will introduce you to the content available through the Google Maps APIs. You’ll be walked through building a real-estate listings site step-by-step, using a beautifully styled Google map, data visualization, street view panoramas, and various nifty location related features such as calculating distance between locations, getting directions, and viewing places of interest data. You’ll also see other examples of Google Maps APIs in action, and understand how to put your new knowledge into practice by creating your own Project in the Google APIs Console.


  • Getting Started with the APIs
    • Practice loading the Google Maps JavaScript API and creating a map and styling it.,Show markers and infowindows, load and use various libraries, and create street view panoramas.,Learn about the Static Maps and Street View imagery APIs.
  • Understanding API Services
    • Learn when to use Web Services vs. Services within the JavaScript API.,Get addresses from coordinates, calculate the distances, travel times, and directions between multiple locations.,Learn to obtain the elevation or time zone of a point, and looking for places of interest around a location.
  • Using the APIs in Practice
    • Learn about monitoring your projects API usage, and securing your identifiers.,Familiarize with some terms of use and other important details.,Check out where to go with questions, how to find information in our documentation.

Taught by

Emily Keller, Ajay Hemnani and Michael Wales


5.0 rating, based on 1 Class Central review

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  • Pat
    This is a very good course, a lot of informations, sometimes a bit quik on code parts, but great anyway !

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