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Google Maps Without the Scripting. Posted by Tom Manshreck, Maps API Team If you're a regular reader of this blog, you probably already use the Google Maps API and love it as much as we do!

Google Maps Without the Scripting

But you may find it not useful for certain cases: the Google Maps API requires JavaScript, can take a while to load over slow connections, and requires some overhead to maintain a dynamic website. The Google Static Maps API provides a simpler way to add maps to your website. Rather than use JavaScript, the Google Static Maps API creates map images on the fly via simple requests to the Static Maps service with HTTP requests. No JavaScript, no overhead. To see how easy the Static Maps API is to use, note the image below: This image was created using the following simple <img> tag: (Note that you will need to replace the key parameter above with your own Maps API key. The Static Maps API is especially useful for pages in which you want a map to load quickly. Full documentation on constructing maps with the Static Maps API is available at:

Google Maps Mania. Web Trend Map 4 by Information Architects Inc. GSV: Pan &amp; Scan. ImageViewer.dimensions x,y: -32,-272tile 0,0 at 0,3tile 1,0 at 0,1tile 2,0 at 0,2tile 0,1 at 1,3tile 1,1 at 1,1tile 2,1 at 1,2tile 0,2 at 2,3tile 1,2 at 2,1tile 2,2 at 2,2tile 0,3 at 3,3tile 1,3 at 3,1tile 2,3 at 3,2tile 0,4 at -1,3tile 1,4 at -1,1tile 2,4 at -1,2 The original image is 16,384 x 16,384 pixels, but the javascript on this page requests only the visible 256 x 256 pixel tiles needed to fill the smaller window.

GSV: Pan &amp; Scan

As the image is dragged, tiles are repositioned and images re-requested to maintain the illusion of smooth scrolling. In theory (hah!) The original image can be infinite in size. This is the same technique used by Google Maps to render the street and satellite maps, and by Zoomify to speed up image viewing. The javascript source for this page is available at gsv.js, under a permissive open-source license. The Python library, PowersOfTwo, (Python Imaging Library required) assists with cutting down large images into square tiles. . Next Steps Etc. Home. GMap Module. Module maintainer @podarok We are in CodeFreeze stage for 7.x-2.x as preparing and refactoring for #2139223: Drupal 8 gmap version Only bug and security fixes can be commited All feature requests should be filled against latest 7.x-2.x branch The GMap module provides an interface to the Google Maps API within Drupal.

GMap Module

It integrates with the Location module to provide users a clickable map for entering latitude and longitude, as well as to display maps of Drupal nodes and users. GMap can be used to create interactive maps with various map markers and content in map bubbles, taking advantage of Drupal's other content management features. The module also provides a Views display plugin which allows users to display the results of a view on a Google map. Drupal 8 battleplan #2139223: Drupal 8 gmap versionSupported by Druler Drupal 8 battleplan #2139223: Drupal 8 gmap version The GMap package consists of the following modules: 1. Supported by Druler.