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Google Maps by Evangelos Petroutsos

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19
Animating Items on the Map
If you have read the book so far, you’re ready to tackle all types of mapping projects. You can annotate maps with markers and shapes and enable users to edit these items interactively. You can also publish your finished maps and save the annotations to KML files. In the last two chapters of this book, you will learn about another exciting feature of mapping applications: namely, how to animate items on the map. This chapter isn’t about bouncing a few happy faces on your map, or making a label drop in place. I’m talking about real animation of map items, such as moving the symbol of a train on its track in real time, or the symbol of an airplane along its flight path.
The techniques for animating ...

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