This Google Maps SDK is an Android client library to access the Google Maps Web Services. The Google Maps API enables developers with the ability to add maps to mobile applications that utilize Google Maps servers, download data, display maps, and respond to map gestures. It also allows users to add markers, polygons, ground overlays, and more. Google is a technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products that includes online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in the Demographics, Advertising, Telephony and other categories. Today's highlights include an API for retrieving over 350,000 memes, and an API that lets applications predict air travel delays. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
At this year’s Apple World Wide Developers Conference, one of the underlying themes Apple introduced was the concept of extensions. The goal being to blur the boundaries between apps on the platform, through widgets, but more notably, allowing developers access to many of Apple’s applications.
Ken Kesey, author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, once said, "Now, you're either on the bus or off the bus." You may no longer be on the bus... but wouldn't it be nice to know that your child was? Seventh grader S. Arjun from Velammal Vidyashram, Surapet in Chennai, India, is definitely on it, having won the MIT App Inventor contest in the K-8 division, for his Ez School Bus Locator.