Google Maps API for Developers Training Course


Google Maps API is a service that allows developers to add location related features and map visualizations into websites and web applications.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at developers who wish to enhance their website or web application by adding geo-location features through Google Maps.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Embed a map into a new or existing website or web application.
  • Display live data that synchs with current location.
  • Create a mashup that includes Google Maps.
  • Apply good CSS and JavaScript coding practices
  • Create a custom map for an application.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Software development experience
  • Javascript programming experience


  • Developers

Course Outline


Overview of Google Maps Features and Fees

How API Services Work

Setting up a Sample Application

Adding a Map

Adding Basic Controls to the Map

Making Calls to Web Service APIs

Making the Map Interactive

Working with Google’s Ajax Object

Adding Overlays

Consuming and Displaying Third-Party Data

Creating Your Own Service


Summary and Conclusion

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