Give users a real-world experience with customized maps and Street View imagery and allow them to explore new places from home. Maps helps you give users the context they need with static or interactive maps embedded into your site or app. Style your maps with custom markers, lines, colors, polygons, and images. Give users the ability to create and share their own custom maps and use zoom, pinch, rotate, and tilt to explore maps in more detail.
With the Maps SDK for Android, you can add maps based on Google Maps data to your application. The API automatically handles access to Google Maps servers, data downloading, map display, and response to map gestures. You can also use API calls to add markers, polygons, and overlays to a basic map, and to change the user’s view of a particular map area. These objects provide additional information for map locations, and allow user interaction with the map. The API allows you to add these graphics to a map:
With the Maps SDK for iOS, you can add maps based on Google maps data to your application. The SDK automatically handles access to the Google Maps servers, map display, and response to user gestures such as clicks and drags. You can also add markers, polylines, ground overlays and info windows to your map. These objects provide additional information for map locations, and allow user interaction with the map.
When using the SDK you need to comply with the Google Maps Platform Terms of Service and ensure that your app complies with applicable laws. Note that when using the SDK, your application name and version, authentication information and a cross-application anonymous identifier is automatically sent with each request.
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