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Building Mobile Apps with Google Maps Android API v2

Course Summary

Add interactive maps to your Android apps with Google Maps Android API v2.     

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    Course Syllabus

    What you should know before watching this course
    Using the exercise files
    1. Getting Started
    Understanding the Maps API terms of service
    Setting up the developer tools
    Connecting and testing an Android device
    Using the SDK documentation
    Demonstrating the finished apps
    2. Creating Your First Maps App
    Adding required permissions to a project
    Getting a Google Maps API key
    Importing and linking the Google Play services library
    Checking the device for the Google Play services APK
    Displaying your first map
    3. Presenting Simple Maps
    Displaying a map with MapView
    Getting a reference to the map object
    Setting a map's initial state in the layout
    Setting a map's initial state programmatically
    Geocoding an address to get its coordinates
    Changing between different types of map objects
    Maintaining map state between activity restarts
    4. Working with the Current Location
    Enabling the My Location button
    Getting the current location programatically
    Listening for current location updates
    5. Displaying Map Markers
    Adding map markers
    Removing map markers
    Customizing marker icon graphics
    Displaying default info windows
    Customizing marker info windows
    Handling marker events
    Dragging and dropping markers
    6. Drawing on a Map
    Drawing lines
    Drawing polygons
    Drawing circles
    7. Adding a Map to an Existing App
    Reviewing the tour finder application
    Adding a map fragment to an activity
    Passing the current location to another mapping app
    Displaying Google Play services license terms
    Preparing the app for distribution
    Next steps


Course Fee:
USD 25

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4 - 5 hours / week

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