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Google Maps JavaScript API Cookbook by Balkan Uraz, Alper Dincer

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Chapter 8. Mastering the Google Maps JavaScript API through Advanced Recipes

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Adding WMS layers to maps
  • Adding Fusion Tables layers to maps
  • Adding CartoDB layers to maps
  • Accessing ArcGIS Server with the Google Maps JavaScript API
  • Accessing GeoServer with the Google Maps JavaScript API

Introduction

The Google Maps JavaScript API may seem like a simple library that only shows basic geo-related features, but there are a lot of capabilities that could be explored. The Google Maps JavaScript API gives developers many foundation classes to build complex solutions for different cases, especially for Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

The Google Maps JavaScript API has a lot of potential with GIS services and tools. Most of ...

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