Innovate with Google Maps API

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Innovate with Google Maps API

  1. 1. Innovate with Google Maps API @BracU / 27th June 2013 Arif Nezami blogger organizer, GDG Dhaka m@arif.pw @arifnezami
  2. 2. API ? APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE
  3. 3. MAPS TOOLS TO PLAY WITH • Maps Engine • Web Services API • Static API • Street View API • Earth API • Maps for Business
  4. 4. MAPS ENGINE • Create Own Maps • Add Places/Marks • Best for Events • Fully Customizable • Great Sharing Options
  5. 5. MAPS ENGINE Demo: http://arif.pw/bongo2uiu
  6. 6. Web Services • Best for Big Screen • HTML5 Geolocation • HTTP Requests • Get Data in: JSON/XML • Time Zone API • Directions API
  7. 7. Time Zone API • Get the Time Zone • From Address • From Geo Data
  8. 8. Static Maps API • Show map as Image • Use HTML5 Geo Tool • StreetView Possible • No JS Required • Put URL in <img> tags
  9. 9. MAPS FOR BUSINESS 2,500 > 1,00,000
  10. 10. iOS & Android API SETS FOR MOBILE OS
  11. 11. CREATE API KEY • Go to https://code.google.com/apis/console • Click the Services • Activate the Google Maps API v3 • Click the API Access
  12. 12. REAL LIFE PROJECTS
  13. 13. Mahasen - Google Crisis Map
  14. 14. Bijoya : Violence Against Women Map Bijoya.crowdmap.com
  15. 15. INNOVATIONS ? • Map for Utility Bill Payment Banks • Map for ATM Booths • Map for Public Toilets • Map for Public Transports • Map for Hospitals • SOS App for Girls (with GPS / BTS Info) • SOS App for Senior Citizens • Track My Kid
  16. 16. MORE THAN A MAP
  17. 17. Get All The Resource in 1 Click ;)
  18. 18. fb.com/arifnezami arif.pw/slides Arif Nezami

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