Android: Maps and Places using Maps SDK

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For building Android apps, you may want to make use of Google's rich Maps and Places SDK framework, the most common use cases are as below,

Some use-cases of Maps SDK for Android Developers

    • Displaying Maps to users to view and navigate.
    • To Enhanced User Experience by providing visual representations of data on maps and highlighting points of interest such as display routes, and enabling geofencing capabilities.
    • To integrate with other Google APIs, such as the Places API, Directions API, or Distance Matrix API.
    • To option the user's current location with custom markers for location-based services like tracking the user's movement, and augmenting the map data with image overlays.
  • To help app users find businesses, restaurants, and other points of interest based on their current location.
Intro - Google Maps and Places SDK

What is Maps SDK for Android

What is Android Places SDK


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