The Geolocation API: Using Maps and Location in Your Web Pages

The geolocation API and maps are core to any location-based web application. This course will teach you how to use geolocation and the Google Maps API in your web applications.
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(41)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 21, 2016
Duration
1h 36m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(41)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 21, 2016
Duration
1h 36m
Description

This course, The Geolocation API: Using Maps and Location in Your Web Pages, introduces JavaScript developers to the geolocation API, available in all modern browsers. First, you will use the geolocation JavaScript API, seeing how to handle errors and how the browser determines a location. Next, you'll learn how to use a location to generate a map with the Google Maps library and build a simple place search application. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the foundation to create desktop and mobile web applications that incorporate location and mapping libraries to help users as they move around in the world.

About the author
About the author

Elisabeth Robson is the co-founder, principal, and author at WickedlySmart. She teaches, writes, and consults on internet technologies.