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Beginning Google Maps Mashups with Mapplets, KML, and GeoRSS: From Novice to Professional
     

Beginning Google Maps Mashups with Mapplets, KML, and GeoRSS: From Novice to Professional

by Jon Udell
 

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Beginning Google Maps Mashups with Mapplets, KML, and GeoRSS is a beginner’s guide to creating web mashups using Google mapping technology.

  • Serves as a single–source primer to displaying data on Google Maps
  • Covers both Mapplets and the Google Maps API
  • Provides everything you need to start participating in the

Overview

Beginning Google Maps Mashups with Mapplets, KML, and GeoRSS is a beginner’s guide to creating web mashups using Google mapping technology.

  • Serves as a single–source primer to displaying data on Google Maps
  • Covers both Mapplets and the Google Maps API
  • Provides everything you need to start participating in the geographic Web


What you’ll learn

  • “Mash up” GeoWeb services onto a Google map
  • Package your mashup as a mapplet and publish it to maps.google.com
  • Enhance your map with driving directions, local search, map advertising, and more
  • Discover common Google–mapping mistakes to avoid
  • Find out how and when to geocode existing data into mappable coordinates
  • Deliver your own data as GeoXML


Who this book is for

This book is for web designers and developers who have not worked with Google Maps or geographic data before. A working knowledge of HTML is required, and some programming experience is beneficial.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430216209
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
11/20/2008
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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