About this Course

This course will introduce you to the content available through the Google Maps APIs. You’ll be walked through building a real-estate listings site step-by-step, using a beautifully styled Google map, data visualization, street view panoramas, and various nifty location related features such as calculating distance between locations, getting directions, and viewing places of interest data. You’ll also see other examples of Google Maps APIs in action, and understand how to put your new knowledge into practice by creating your own Project in the Google APIs Console.

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Course Cost
Approx. 2 weeks
Skill Level
Included in Product

Rich Learning Content

Interactive Quizzes

Taught by Industry Pros

Self-Paced Learning

Student Support Community

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Google Maps APIs


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Course Leads

Emily Keller

Emily Keller


Ajay Hemnani

Ajay Hemnani


Michael Wales

Michael Wales


What You Will Learn

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course recommends, but does not require, prior experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development. If you’re a scrappy developer, or just want to learn about the functionality without development, go ahead and jump in at any level!

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

As a Web Developer, it can be valuable to add location related features and map visualizations into your websites. Google Maps in a site are engaging, familiar, and reliable for your users-- and the Google Maps APIs make developing with them easy.

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