Join Jason VanHorn for an in-depth discussion in this video Google Maps options for map development, part of GIS on the Web.
…Now let's look at Google Map options for map development.…There are many ways that you can do mapping in the Google products.…Here we are in Google Maps and…notice in the upper right that I'm already logged in.…So if you haven't already logged in, please do so now.…In this new environment for Google Maps, if you click on the Search tool,…notice that you get an option for My Custom Maps.…When you click on that,…you can see any custom maps you may have built in the past.…Or if you want to create a new one, just click Create.…
This will take you to the Google Maps Engine Lite environment.…Here you can set points, lines, and polygons, and…you can even give them a description, such as this one, Kansas and now we'll save it.…There we go, and now when we click on that point you can see the pop up window.…You can share all of your maps from this tab right here in the upper right.…And this is a very quick way to generate an interesting map mashup.…Back in the Google Maps environment, in the lower right, clicking on the icon for…
- Understanding map mashups
- Finding coordinates
- Mapping with Google Drive
- Geocoding with addresses and coordinates
- Merging data
- Analyzing your map
- Adding GIS layers from services or a file
- Working with the Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri APIs
- Sharing and publishing your work
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mapping on the Internet
2. Google Maps Mashups Made Easy
3. Esri Maps Mashups Made Easy
4. Advanced Concepts: Application Programming Interfaces
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