Thursday, 27 June 2013

Google maps overlays

I'm going to start a project which involves overlaying different maps from past, present and future maps. My primary thoughts involved utilising Google maps API for this.

Looks like there's quite a bit of info. Here's some links:


Some limitations

Stated in the beginning there are limits to the free use of the API. This is 25000 map initialisations per day, which I consider very high.

Not sure how many overlays you can have, and hopefully control which ones are on and off using sliders and buttons. - Yep, above. "Showing and hiding Overlays"

Half way down the page on Info on Overlays theres a nice example of Animating Symbols