How to Pass a Current Location to A New Mapping App


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Passing the current location to another mapping app

In my tour-finding app, I'm now able to display a list of available tours, and the user can select a tour and see the details including a live interactive map. I'd love for my application to do a lot more, but let's imagine that I have limited resources, and I'd recognize that there are other apps that are on the user's device that do a lot for them already. Such as the full version of Google Maps. You can make a decision to simply pass the location to the full version of Google Maps and let the user get point to point directions, find related attractions, and do all the other things that Google Maps does so well.

And not try to implement everything in your app. And I'll show you how to pass that information over in this project TourFinderPassLocation. In the app's current state there's a menu item that appears on the action bar. It's labelled "More Details". When the user touches it, right now nothing happens. But there is code in the app right now, that&#...

Passing the current location to another mapping app
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Passing the current location to another mapping app provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by David Gassner as part of the Building Mobile Apps with Google Maps Android API v2

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