Creating Google Maps Mashups

Students taking this course will learn how to incorporate Google maps into their own web applications. The Google Maps API allows you to easily create mashups, which combine your own data with graphical maps. The API gives you the ability to add the "where" to your web application. Best of all, it's all free.

Location

Public Classes: Delivered live online via WebEx and guaranteed to run . Join from anywhere!

Private Classes: Delivered at your offices , or any other location of your choice.

Goals
  1. Learn to code using the Google Maps API
  2. Learn to add your own data to Google maps
  3. Learn to draw maps, annotations, and routes
  4. Learn to respond to button clicks, dragging, and zooming operations
  5. Learn to use the geocoder web service to determine latitudes and longitudes
  6. Learn to build Ajax mapping applications
Outline
  1. Google Maps
    1. A Brief History
    2. Here's the Game Plan
  2. For Those in a Hurry...
    1. The Simple Map
    2. Adding navigation components
    3. Setting the initial map type
    4. Creating a Point and an Info Window
  3. The Excruciating Details
    1. Core Objects
    2. Map Controls
    3. User Data
    4. Events
    5. AJAX
  4. Core Objects
    1. JavaScript API
    2. LatLng
    3. LatLngBounds
  5. Map Control Objects
    1. Panning
    2. Zooming
    3. Changing the Map Type
    4. OverviewMap
    5. Putting it all together
  6. User Data Objects
    1. Marker
    2. Icon
    3. Info Windows
    4. Polyline
  7. Events
    1. Event
    2. BrowserIsCompatible
    3. MapEvents
    4. Event Handlers
    5. Marker Events
    6. Simple Examples
    7. A Real-World Example
  8. AJAX
    1. DHTML and AJAX
    2. XmlHttp
    3. Geocoder Web Services
    4. Revisiting the Real-World Example
  9. Where do we go from here?
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Ajax class:

  • Ajax as taught in Webucator's Ajax Training course.

Training for your Team

Length: 1 Day
  • Private Class for your Team
  • Online or On-location
  • Customizable
  • Expert Instructors

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