Google Maps APIs

About This Course

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?

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.

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course recommends, but does not require, prior experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development. If you’re a scrappy developer, or just want to learn about the functionality without development, go ahead and jump in at any level!
This course will introduce you to the content available through the Google Maps APIs through building a real-estate listings web application step-by-step.