Map Maker: Combining Google Maps and the Canvas

  • Jeanine Meyer


In this chapter, you will learn how to do the following:
  • Use the Google Maps API to display a map at a specific location

  • Draw graphics on a canvas using transparency (also known as the alpha or opacity level) and a customized cursor icon

  • Provide a graphical user interface (GUI) to your user by combining the use of Google Maps and HTML5 features by managing the events and the z-index levels

  • Calculate the distance between two geographical locations


Application Program Interface Base Location Shadow Mask Mouse Button Event Handling 
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© Jeanine Meyer 2011

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