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Oracle APEX Cookbook - Second Edition by Marcel Van Der Plas, Michel Van Zoest

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Including Google Maps

In your APEX application it is possible to include a Google map. A Google map can be very useful, for example, for contact details or directions. It is not only simple to include a map, but you can also extend the map with several functions. In former releases of APEX, you needed to create a PL/SQL dynamic region with JavaScript embedded in the PL/SQL code. Since APEX 4.0, you can use plug-ins. We will show you how to include the Google map with plug-ins. In this recipe we will create a Google map with markers representing the locations from the APP_CUSTOMERS table.

Getting ready

Make sure you have access to the APP_CUSTOMERS table. Also, make sure you have an API key to get the Google map working. If you haven't got any, request ...

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