Tag: Google Maps
Color Schemes For Google Maps – Snazzy Maps

Color Schemes For Google Maps – Snazzy Maps

We usually use Google Maps with its default styles which is the most familiar one to all. However, starting with v3 of the Google Maps API, it can be customized with ease so that the look and feel can match the website's design. Snazzy Maps is a website which shares many Google Maps styles freely. There ...

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A JavaScript Helper For Google Maps: Maplace.js

A JavaScript Helper For Google Maps: Maplace.js

Maplace.js is a jQuery plugin that simplifies integrating Google Maps into websites. It works with the latest Google Maps API (v3) and has methods for adding markers + custom content and drawing paths, polygons or routes. There are options for defining the zoom level or controls to be displayed (zoom, ...

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Creative Uses & Capabilities Of Google Maps API: More Than A Map

In order to celebrate the 800,000 active users of the Google Maps API, Google has launched a showcase website for their product. The website, named "More Than A Map", features the capabilities of the API and displays various demos to show its power. It is possible to find demos of the standard maps to ...

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Faster Google Maps Integrations With GMaps.js

Google Maps, like any other Google product is already easy-to-use and their API is not that complicated to work with. However, things can always be simpler and GMaps.js, a feature-rich jQuery plugin, helps consuming Google Maps much easier. Besides adding a standard map of a specific location, we can define the ...

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BaseKit Giveaway – Winners Announced

The giveaway for BaseKit, a web-based and easy-to-use website builder, which was announced last week has ended today. Winners are selected and announced below. In case this is the 1st time you are hearing about this application, here is a short re-introduction: What is BaseKit? It is a web-based website builder and ...

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Convert Any Image Into A Map With MobilyMap

MobilyMap is a jQuery plugin that can create a Google Maps-like, draggable interface from any image. It is possible to add location-based markers and display information when any of these markers are clicked. The map can be positioned how you prefer (like top, bottom-right, etc.) or by defining an exact location. ...

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A JavaScript Framework For Publishing Maps – CartoView

CartoView is an open source and free JavaScript framework for creating online maps quickly. It is integrated with Google Maps, Google Earth + OpenLayers and enables you to take control of the maps in means of function and presentation. With the help of its modular architecture, the functionality can be improved ...

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Flexible Google Maps jQuery Plugin: gMap

gMap is a lightweight (2kb) jQuery plugin for easily integrating Google Maps into any website. It can embed a map with a tiny function like: $("#map").gMap(); and can be customized further with settings like: latitude/longitude default zoom level markers, their positions, info to display as a ...

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