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Mashup Zone - Google Maps Training & Tutorials PDF Print E-mail
Written by Glenn Letham (GISuser editor)   
11 July 2007
GISuser is pleased to share with our readers a number of tutorials designed to help you get up and running using the Google Maps API - kudos to our Mashup sponsor, Geo Spatial Training LLC. Interested in providing us with a tutorial? Contact us!


Integrating ArcGIS and Google Earth: Analyzing Patterns in Geographic Data through Time Several months ago we introduced our readers to our very popular Google 101 series of articles, looking in detail at the Google maps API and describing how to start developing mashups with it. The trilogy of how-to articles has become one of the most popular tutorials to date at GISuser.com. Moving forward, we're pleased to pick up where we left off and offer another fine article from author Eric Pimpler, this one focuses on the integration of ArcGIS and Google Earth and looks at enhancements found in Google Earth 4 like the introduction of the new Time control... enjoy!

A Look at the Geocoding Functionality Build Into Google Maps API V2  When the Google Maps API was released in early 2005, one of the most notable omissions was the ability to geocode addresses.  This posed more of an inconvenience that anything else as there are many geocoding API�s available from various sources, some of which are free to use.  Earlier this month that all changed as Google added geocoding functionality to it�s Maps API... read on about it in this fine contribution.

Gmaps 101 - An Introduction to Google Maps & The Google Maps API (Part 1) In this first article of a three part series on the Google Maps API you will discover the fundamental programming constructs for developing web mapping applications with the hottest web mapping application development tool. Note... this tutorial looks at using version 2 of the Google Maps API. Once we walk you through this tutorial you will feel comfortable with Google maps, you'll know how to get your own maps key, and be up and running with your own Google map with basic controls.

Gmaps 101 - An Introduction to Google Maps & The Google Maps API V2 (Part 2) In this second article of a three part series we will cover the Google Maps API Version 2 in greater detail including the most commonly used classes such as GMap2, GMarker, GLatLng and many others.  We�ll also explore the various map controls that can be placed on a Google Map including panning, zooming, and overview controls. 

Gmaps 101 - Continuing the Introduction to Google Maps & The Google Maps API V2 (Part 3) Our final article in this series will cover AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) and how it is revolutionizing the user experience of web mapping applications.  In addition, we'll also cover various ways to geocode your data for Google Mapping applications. 

Hackers Tap Into the Functionality and Simplicity of Google Maps - Google Map hacks.. chances are you've come accross one recently. Developers are tapping into a wealth of online mapping and webservices, integrating the data with other databases, and creating very simple, yet effective web services driven by the Google Map API.

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