Simple Android Application using Google Maps API

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn how work with google maps API in android studio

Learn how to get google maps API key

Learn to setup android studio to be connected to the google APIs

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

At the end of this project you will learn the steps needed to be taken to use google maps API in android studio. In this step-by-step guided project, we are going create a simple android application using google maps API. We are going to learn how to get device’s current location and show it on the map and how to search and mark locations using google maps API.

Skills you will develop

Google Maps APIAndroid Software DevelopmentGeolocate

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction

  2. Getting an google maps API key

  3. Setting up android studio project

  4. Connect our project to the google API

  5. Loading the google map in our first activity

  6. Getting user current location

  7. Searching locations on our map

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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