- [Voiceover] In this video we're going to make…our first customization to this map,…which is kind of important.…We're gonna change the center point so it's located…where we want the map to actually be located.…Currently we're somewhere on the coast of Australia.…And we need to be in Los Angeles.…So, let's look back at the code.…It's pretty readable.…I'm initializing a new Google Maps object.…And then, there's a second argument,…which has these keys, center and zoom.…Center looks pretty obvious like what I want to change..…And this object is latitude and longitude.…
That's pretty clear.…Now, unfortunately, I don't know off the top of my h ead…of my head, what the latitude and longitude…of the address of interest is.…But I can find out pretty easily.…Looking at the Google Maps API reference page,…I can see when I load this,…that it loads up an Experimental Version.…Let's go with the Release Version, just to be safe.…In this API, I know that…there's something called a Geocoder.…A Geocoder is what can convert an address…
- Working with the DOM
- Creating maps with the Google Maps API
Skill Level Beginner
Productivity Tips for Web Designerswith Sue Jenkins5h 25m Appropriate for all
2. Writing and Debugging
3. Working with Forms
4. A Matter of Time
5. Using the Google Maps API
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