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Use the new Google Maps API! Part 2

A few days ago, our experiments with the Google Maps API resulted in static images of various locations. Today, these same experiments will continue in a new medium: JavaScript. As we expand our knowledge of the API, we’ll cover the creation of a dynamic map, fully equipped with both movement and zooming.


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Working with Addresses? Use the new Google Maps API!

Would you like to travel to Paris? Maybe Singapore? How about Hawaii? Many people love to travel to discover new places, meet family, or just have a great time. In order to get from place to place, they often use maps. Indeed, maps are a vital part of traveling, providing directions to new, exciting locations.


With the new technology age, maps have moved from tangible paper to the virtual world, allowing anyone to access them with a simple visit to Google Maps. More importantly, with the new Google Maps API Version 3, it’s simple to integrate these maps into any website.

In the following article, I’ll be explaining how to get started with the new API and embrace the technology from the folks at Google.

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Elegant jQuery Slideshow Plugin: Lateral Slider

Let’s start with the defintion:

Slider – The easiest known way to showcase your images and photos on the web in style.

Who can deny it? This is the generation of web 2.0 sliders. A few JavaScript files, some CSS, and a bit of markup is all you need to generate an elegant showcase of your images. Best part? 99% of it is done for you.

Lateral Slider

Well, that’s the ideal situation. Unfortunately, it’s often times much more complicated. That’s why I created Lateral Slider.

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