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Working with Geolocation in HTML5

by Paul D. Sheriff

This course will teach you how to get a user’s location and place that location on a map.

What you'll learn

Getting a user's position and mapping in websites is very common today. In this course, Working with Geolocation in HTML5, you’ll learn to retrieve a user’s location from their browser and show their location on a map. First, you’ll explore the geolocation object available in all modern browsers. Next, you’ll discover how to display that location on a map, and use Google Maps to place markers at that location. Next, you’ll use Google Maps to get directions from one location to another. Finally, you’ll learn how the Geocoding features of Google Maps will then be used to search for addresses. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of geolocation and geocoding needed to embed and use mapping software within any HTML page.

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About the author

Paul has over thirty years of experience architecting information systems and his expertise is in much demand from Fortune 500 companies. Paul is a Pluralsight author, has published 400+ articles, and authored over 14 books on topics ranging from JavaScript, Angular, C#, SQL Server and many .NET technologies. Paul is a frequent speaker at conferences and user groups.

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