Customizing Android Location-aware Apps

This course will teach you how to enhance existing location enabled Android apps with Kotlin. You will learn how to style and add drawings to Google Maps, tie in relevant Google Maps Platform APIs, and build GPS recording capabilities.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 18, 2020
Duration
1h 51m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 18, 2020
Duration
1h 51m
Description

Going beyond basic location integration such as a Google Map view is a great way to enhance your Android app. In this course, Customizing Android Location-aware Apps, you’ll learn to improve your user’s experience with location-aware functionality. First, you’ll explore the different options available to style your map including adding a dark theme. You'll also enable users to filter location data by drawing regions of interest on the map. Next, you'll leverage Google Street View to create a more immersive experience. You’ll also discover how to add additional data about locations to your app using the Google Maps Platform Places API. Finally, you’ll learn how to allow users to record their GPS tracks including their route, distance, and duration. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Android development using Kotlin needed to build advanced location-aware features.

About the author
About the author

Markus Neuhoff is an Android developer with a passion for sharing new technologies in order to solve complex user problems.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, everyone. My name is Marcus Nordhoff and welcome to my course customizing android location. Aware apps. I'm an android developer with a passion for sharing technical knowledge. Going beyond basic location integration, such as a Google Maps view, is a great way to enhance your android app. This course will enable you to tackle more advanced location concepts on Android. Some of the major topics that will cover include creating a custom app style to match the look and feel of your app filtering map data based on highlighted regions. Adding Google Street view to your app. Incorporating data from the Google maps places API and finally allowing your users to record their GPS path in real time. By the end of this course, you'll have a robust understanding of how to further enhance your location aware android app. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with building a basic android app that leverages location data Using Colin. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to provide Richard location driven functionality with the customizing android location of where apps course app Pluralsight