Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax

Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Until recently, building interactive web-based mapping applications has been a cumbersome affair. This changed when Google released its powerful Maps API. Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax was written to help you take advantage of this technology in your own endeavorswhether youa€™re an enthusiast playing for fun or a professional building for profit. This book covers version 2 of the API, including Googlea€™s new Geocoding service. Authors Jeffrey Sambells, Cameron Turner, and Michael Purvis get rolling with examples that require hardly any code at all, but youa€™ll quickly become acquainted with many facets of the Maps API. They demonstrate powerful methods for simultaneously plotting large data sets, creating your own map overlays, and harvesting and geocoding sets of addresses. Youa€™ll see how to set up alternative tile sets and where to access imagery to use for them. The authors even show you how to build your own geocoder from scratch, for those high-volume batch jobs. As well as providing hands-on examples of real mapping projects, this book supplies a complete reference for the Maps API, along with the relevant aspects of JavaScript, CSS, PHP, and SQL. Visit the authors' website for additional tips and advice.As youa#39;ve already learned, ita#39;s relatively easy to create a map and display a fixed set of points using static HTML and a bit ... In this chapter, wea#39;ll explore a few examples of how to provide interactivity in your map using the Google Maps API, anbsp;...

Title:Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax
Author:Jeffrey Sambells, Michael Purvis, Cameron Turner
Publisher:Apress - 2006-08-22


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming