Sometimes the default icon is just not good enough, and you want something else. A carefully selected icon can convey lots of information and can make your maps more appealing and more usable. In the previous chapter, you looked at one way to change the appearance of a marker, but it was a basic approach, enabling you only to use a simple image that has no shadow. In this chapter, you will examine how to use custom icons and how to create an advanced marker that not only has a shadow but other useful enhancements such as different states and improved performance.
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