Working with Geolocation in HTML

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 HTML, 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 loves teaching and technology, and has been teaching tech and business topics for over 30 years. Paul helps clients develop applications, and instructs them on the best use of technology.

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