Google Maps Android API utility library

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Language
Java
Version
1.0.2 (Mar 20, 2020)
Created
May 17, 2013
Updated
Mar 24, 2020
Owner
Google Maps (googlemaps)
Contributors
Luke Sleeman (lukesleeman)
Sean Barbeau (barbeau)
Bitdeli Chef (bitdeli-chef)
Tobias Preuss (johnjohndoe)
Stacey Ell (infinityb)
Raymond Lam (raymondlam)
Chris Arriola (arriolac)
Claus Höfele (choefele)
irisu
Frieder Bluemle (friederbluemle)
bobzilla (bobzilladev)
Daniel Velazco (velazcod)
Per Leth Andersen (perlethandersen)
Michael Evans (MichaelEvans)
Mark Murphy (commonsguy)
Jake Moffatt (jakeonrails)
amorris13
Colin Edwards (DDRBoxman)
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Maps SDK for Android Utility Library

Description

This open-source library contains utilities that are useful for a wide range of applications using the Google Maps Android API.

  • Marker clustering — handles the display of a large number of points
  • Heat maps — display a large number of points as a heat map
  • IconGenerator — display text on your Markers
  • Poly decoding and encoding — compact encoding for paths, interoperability with Maps API web services
  • Spherical geometry — for example: computeDistance, computeHeading, computeArea
  • KML — displays KML data
  • GeoJSON — displays and styles GeoJSON data

You can also find Kotlin extensions for this library here.

Developer Documentation

You can view the generated reference docs for a full list of classes and their methods.

Requirements

  • Android API level 15+
  • Maps SDK via Google Play Services (this library is not yet compatible with the Maps SDK v3.0 BETA library)

Installation

dependencies {
    implementation 'com.google.maps.android:android-maps-utils:1.0.2'
}

Support

Encounter an issue while using this library?

If you find a bug or have a feature request, please file an issue. Or, if you'd like to contribute, send us a pull request and refer to our code of conduct.

You can also reach us on our Discord channel.

For more information, check out the detailed guide on the Google Developers site.