Google Maps: 100+ Best Tools and Mashups. Most people think of Google Maps in terms of finding a place or business, or getting directions from one point to another.
Others use the satellite images and terrain mapping features. But there are tons of other uses out there for Google maps. From mapping the weather and news to mapping things that aren't maps at all, like paintings or magazines, Google Maps has a lot to offer. And there are free tools available out there for those who want to use the Google Maps API without doing a bunch of coding. Beer and Wine on Google Maps. Stag Night Wizard Stag Night Wizard is a Google Maps mash-up designed to help the best man plan a great stag night or weekend.
Now let’s move on to the advanced stuff. We’ll cover: Generating XML using PHP/MySQLDynamic geocodingQuerying with geo dataPolylines and polygonsKML overlaysGround overlaysClustering markers Presumed knowledge: MappyHour - Happy Hour Map! Performance Dashboard: CenterView Is a Powerful Peformance Dashboard. Google Maps API Tutorial Day 1. The Google Maps API is one of my favorite and also probably the most powerful APIs out there.
My map settings are: I will talk about each of this settings below, but first let’s render the map. Here is the full code so far: The Center Coordinates.