5 Cool Ways Developers Have Used Google Maps And Google Earth APIs

Chris CrumDeveloper & Design

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On its Geo Developers Blog, Google will highlight a "map of the week" each week, looking at different, interesting ways developers have used its APIs in their own applications. This month, Google launched MoreThanAMap.com showcasing some of these things, where you can find even more.

Following are some interesting things that have been highlighted over the course of the year.

Virtual Kenya

Helping People Find High Ground And ATMs

Finding Cheap Airfare

Volkswagen Street Quest

Nature Valley Trail View

Earlier this month, Google launched a couple new Maps APIs for location-enabled apps: the Google Maps Tracks API and the Google Maps Geolocation API. More on those here.

Chris Crum
Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.