The Google Maps API remains one of the showcase examples of the Web 2.0 development paradigm. Beginning Google Maps Applications with Rails and Ajax From Novice to Professional is the first course to comprehensively introduce the service from a developer perspective, showing you how you can integrate mapping features into your Rails-driven web applications.
Proceeding far beyond simplistic map display, you’ll learn how to draw from a variety of data sources such as the U.S. Census Bureau’s TIGER/Line data and Google’s own geocoding feature to build comprehensive geocoding services for mapping many locations around the world.
- Google Maps and Rails
- Getting Started
- Interacting with the User and the Server
- Geocoding Addresses
- Manipulating Third-Party Data
- Improving the User Interface
- Optimizing and Scaling for Large Data Sets
- What’s Next for the Google Maps API?
- Advanced Tips and Tricks
- Lines, Lengths, and Areas
- Advanced Geocoding Topics
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CheckoutBeginning Google Maps Applications with Rails and Ajax: From Novice to Professional
Cost: 40 USD
Duration: 45 days