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.
Why Take This Course? As a Web Developer, it can be valuable to add location related features and map visualizations into your websites. Google Maps in a site are engaging, familiar, and reliable for your users-- and the Google Maps APIs make developing with them easy.
You will learn how to use the Google Maps APIs to integrate maps and location features into a website, and how to make in-browser web service calls to various Web Service APIs.
### Lesson 1: Getting Started with the APIs
### Lesson 2: Understanding API Services
### Lesson 3: Using the APIs in Practice
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