Google Maps spans a broad suite a web mapping services. Among other things, it offers:
- satellite imagery
- 360° panoramic views of streets (Street View)
- real-time traffic conditions
- route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle, or public transportation
- and street maps.
The presented materials aren’t designed for marketing professionals, sales people, and no-code folks. You will need to write code to apply the learnings from this handbook to your application or website.
Each chapter in this book is dedicated to a separate topic and can be read independently. However, the chapters frequently reference one another.
Each subchapter starts with a brief summary, followed by a description of the challenges that you will likely face.
Next, a real-world scenario is presented, followed by the approach the author would take to address it.
Tips 💡, key pieces of information 🔑, and caveats ⚠️ are scattered throughout the text.
GCP; Google Cloud
The Google Cloud Platform
The GCP Console (console.cloud.google.com)
Stackoverflow.com, the online Q&A forum for developers
🔑 a key piece of knowledge
💡 an idea / a tip / a good-to-know
⚠️ a caveat / a warning
⚙️ deeper knowledge of the subject matter is required
▶️ an expandable toggle list