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During Google’s I/O 2019 conference, the company announced several updates to its Google Maps Platform that include a new Maps SDK for Android and the addition of deck.gl support. Travis McPhail, an engineering lead for the Maps Platform, shared these updates along with several best practices.
Google has announced the release of the Google My Business API version 4.2 containing new endpoints that will let third-party partners create end-to-end onboarding experiences for their merchants on their own platforms. Google My Business offers merchants the ability to create business listings.
Google yesterday unveiled Google Maps Platform, which it is calling "the next generation" of its Google Maps business. Google Maps Platform includes streamlined APIs. In its announcement, the search giant stated, "Our core APIs work together to provide the building blocks you need."
Google yesterday announced that it will be updating the Google Maps APIs with a new basemap look and feel that is consistent with the look and feel that is now present across all Google products that incorporate Google Maps. The updated look and feel was implemented to improve user experience.
Geocoding involves converting a description of a physical address into coordinates that represent that location on a map to perform spatial analysis. This tutorial on the Google Maps APIs blog describes the two approaches to geocoding with Google Maps APIs, and when to use them.
Google Maps API is the most popular tool for building location-based services. Now, the Google Maps Operations team is leveraging their experience to collaborate with Udacity and create a free course that teaches students how to integrate maps and location features into websites.
Last week, Google unveiled pay-as-you-go pricing options for access to the Google Maps Web Service APIs which provide geocoding, geolocation and other mapping functionality.
Using Google Maps Web Services APIs, Chicago's Department of Transportation implemented sophisticated GIS management software to improve efficiency of civic construction projects.
To promote the upcoming release of The Witcher 3 for GameStop, The Marketing Arm created a virtual monster hunt that takes place in real locations, thanks to Google Maps APIs
APIs have been added to the directory in Podcasts, Location, and Data Mining categories, among others. Also highlighted are Node.JS and Java libraries for Telegram API.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Apple's highlights, many centered around iOS 8 and the release of HealthKit, Watchkit, HomeKit and much more.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Google's highlights including YouTube on Android, improvements to the Google Maps APIs, a foray into health data and more.
Google has released Google Maps Engine API v1.0, which includes new CRUD operation functionality.
Google Maps is rolling out an enhanced feature for "Explore Nearby" that gives users more control over location based suggestions.
Yelp now lets developers issue 25,000 requests per day to its API, up from just 100 per day.
Cornerstone OnDemand launches App store and API strategy. 2Checkout's new API claims to offer the highest number of global payment methods. Plus: the state of cloud security, Google Maps' coast-to-coast UK public transport data, and the imperative of monitoring your APIs.