How do I get Started with the Google Maps JavaScript API?

Before you begin: Before you start using the Maps JavaScript API, you need a project with a billing account and the Maps JavaScript API enabled. To learn more, see Get Started with Google Maps Platform . The Maps JavaScript API lets you customize maps with your own content and imagery for display on web pages and mobile devices.

How do I add the Maps API to my project?

The Maps JavaScript API is loaded using a script tag, which can be added inline in your HTML file or dynamically using a separate JavaScript file. We recommend that you review both approaches, and choose the one that is most appropriate for how the code in your project is structured.

How do I enable local context library in Google Maps?

To use the Local Context Library, you must enable the Maps JavaScript API and the Places API. To do this, follow the instructions to Enable one or more APIs or SDKs . Note that both APIs must be enabled in the same project in the Google Cloud Console.

How do I implement a custom map type?

Custom map types must implement the MapType interface. This interface specifies certain properties and methods that allow the API to initiate requests to your map type (s) when the API determines that it needs to display map tiles within the current viewport and zoom level. You handle these requests to decide which tile to load.

How do I use the @GoogleMaps/JS-API-loader package?

The @googlemaps/js-api-loader package is available to make a more seamless dynamic loading experience. It can be installed through NPM with the following: The loader exposes a Promise and callback interface. The following demonstrates usage of the default Promise method load (). map = new google. maps.

What is the use of mapoptions interface in Java?

MapOptions interface MapOptions object used to define the properties that can be set on a Map. Color used for the background of the Map div. This color will be visible when tiles have not yet loaded as the user pans. This option can only be set when the map is initialized. The initial Map center. When false, map icons are not clickable.