Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax: From Novice to Professional

By Jeffrey Sambells, Michael Purvis, Cameron Turner

Until lately, construction interactive web-based mapping functions has been a bulky affair. This replaced while Google published its strong Maps API. Beginning Google Maps functions with personal home page and Ajax used to be written that will help you reap the benefits of this expertise on your personal endeavorswhether you’re an fanatic enjoying for enjoyable or a certified construction for revenue. This ebook covers model 2 of the API, together with Google’s new Geocoding service.

Authors Jeffrey Sambells, Cameron Turner, and Michael Purvis get rolling with examples that require infrequently any code in any respect, yet you’ll fast develop into familiar with many aspects of the Maps API. They show robust tools for at the same time plotting huge info units, developing your personal map overlays, and harvesting and geocoding units of addresses. You’ll see how one can arrange replacement tile units and the place to entry imagery to take advantage of for them. The authors even assist you to construct your individual geocoder from scratch, for these high-volume batch jobs.

As good as offering hands-on examples of actual mapping initiatives, this e-book offers an entire reference for the Maps API, besides the proper points of JavaScript, CSS, Hypertext Preprocessor, and SQL. stopover at the authors' site for extra advice and advice.

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