Sharing information on Google Maps JavaScript API v3.
by Miguel Marnoto → December 14, 2013

Creating a map with multiple locations without using a database may be limited but it has its advantages where...

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Learning Google Maps Geocoding by example

by Miguel Marnoto → June 25, 2015

The Geocoding Service is an integrated process in the Google Maps JavaScript API v3 that allows you to convert an address in their respective geographic coordinates.

Quick and easy share a location on Google Maps

by Miguel Marnoto → February 8, 2015

Sometimes sharing the restaurant location for your next dinner party is a very painful task. Not all group members live in the same city and to make things worse, the restaurant owner decided to choose that corner in the X alley because it's most quiet!
This is a common situation and can be transported to other group activities. What is normal to do in this situation is to send the information by e-mail, or worse, is trying to describe the route via telephone. Both situations are potential attacks to the patience of any sane mind and can be avoided if you share a location on Google Maps.

Google will delete Panoramio

by Miguel Marnoto → September 25, 2014

On the same day that Google announced Google My Maps it was also announced the end of Panoramio. After 9 years feeding the Google Maps with georeferenced images from around the world, Panoramio will be replaced by Google Maps Views.

Google My Maps is back and refreshed

by Miguel Marnoto → September 24, 2014
My Maps

My Maps allows you to create custom maps that can be shared or embedded into webpages.
This service already existed in the previous classic version of Google Maps.

5 ways to customize Google Maps InfoWindow

by Miguel Marnoto → September 19, 2014
google maps infowindow

The default Google Maps InfoWindow can be customized with these 5 easy steps.
A custom infowindow offers a differentiated style to your maps and it can and should be adapted to the overall look of your web site.

Street View visits Brazil World Cup 2014 stadiums

by Miguel Marnoto → June 6, 2014

Brazil's World Cup is about to begin. Pity is that not everyone will have the opportunity to be present. The Google Maps Street View offers the opportunity to visit the inside of the stadiums. 360º images give an excellent perspective of the greatness of each stadium.

How to convert lat long DD to DMS coordinates

by Miguel Marnoto → April 26, 2014
Google Maps Coordinates

The geographical coordinates used by Google Maps are designated as coordinates DD (Decimal Degrees). In other words, these coordinates are in Decimal Degrees format (e.g. Lat 40.601203, Lng -8.668173).