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Exploring Maps and Location-Based Services

  • Dave MacLean
  • Satya Komatineni
  • Grant Allen

Abstract

In this chapter, we are going to talk about maps and location-based services. Location-based services form one of the more exciting pieces of the Android SDK. This portion of the SDK provides APIs to let application developers display and manipulate maps, obtain real-time device-location information, and take advantage of other exciting features. Working with maps changed significantly when Google introduced the MapFragment and version 2 of the Google Maps API. This chapter will go into details of the new ways of creating maps and manipulating them.

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© Dave MacLean, Satya Komatineni, and Grant Allen 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dave MacLean
    • 1
  • Satya Komatineni
    • 1
  • Grant Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.FLUnited States

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