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Google Maps by Evangelos Petroutsos

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Designing Web Pages with Embedded Maps
It’s time now to look at the process of generating web pages with embedded maps: HTML pages with a special component where a map is displayed. You can make this special component large enough to cover the entire page. Or, you can reserve some space on the page to place controls that will enable users to interact with the map. You can even fill your page with the map and place the controls you need for your application’s interface on top of the map.
As far as the “special” mapping component, it’s there for you to use it, courtesy of Google. Google has done all the work for you. Not only do they offer you the map, but they also provide the programming tools to control the map from within ...

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