LocationPicker

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Language
Java
Version
v1.2 (Jul 5, 2019)
Created
Jul 2, 2019
Updated
Sep 21, 2019
Owner
Shivpujan yadav (shivpujan12)
Contributor
Shivpujan yadav (shivpujan12)
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Introduction

LocationPicker is a simple and easy to use library that can be integrated into your project. The project is build with androidx. All libraries and APIs used in the project are up-to-date as of now You can get latitude,longitude and full address for selected location Please follow below instruction to know how to use it in your project



Features

  • Search any location using Google Places Library
  • Pick any location from the map
  • Open the picked location on Google Maps
  • Search the Direction to the picked location from current location (using Google Maps)



Getting Started

Gradle Integration Add it in your root build.gradle at the end of repositories: step 1:

  allprojects {
  repositories {
   ...
   maven { url 'https://jitpack.io' }
  }
 }

step 2: Add the dependency

  dependencies {
         implementation 'com.github.shivpujan12:LocationPicker:v1.2'
 }
Follow below step to use LocationPicker Library
  1. Configure your app in Google API Console to get API Key and enable services.

    https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/dashboard

    1. Enable below services in API Console.
      Google Maps Android API Google Places API for Android Declare the following things in manifest in AndroidManifest.xml file <uses-permissionandroid:name="android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION" /> <uses-permissionandroid:name="android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION" /> <uses-permissionandroid:name="android.permission.INTERNET" /> <uses-permissionandroid:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" />



inside <application> tag add <meta-data> as shown below

  <application
        android:icon="@mipmap/ic_launcher"
        android:label="@string/app_name"
        android:theme="@style/AppTheme">
        <activity android:name=".MainActivity">
            <intent-filter>
                <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />
                <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
            </intent-filter>
        </activity>
        ....
        ....
        <meta-data
            android:name="com.google.android.geo.API_KEY"
            android:value="@string/your_api_key" />
    </application>

Note: Create the 'your_api_key' string resource and add your api key there

To use the LocationPicker in your activity add the following code:

i) Inside onCreate method intialize your api key as below:

MapUtility.apiKey = getResources().getString(R.string.your_api_key);

Note: Create the 'your_api_key' string resource and add your api key there

ii) Start Location picker request by putting below code in your view

Intent i =newIntent(MainActivity.this, LocationPickerActivity.class); startActivityForResult(i, ADDRESS_PICKER_REQUEST);
  • Handle your onActivityResult for getting address, latitude and longitude as:

    @Overrideprotectedvoid onActivityResult(int requestCode, int resultCode, @NullableIntent data) {
            super.onActivityResult(requestCode, resultCode, data);
            if (requestCode ==ADDRESS_PICKER_REQUEST) {
                try {
                    if (data !=null&& data.getStringExtra(MapUtility.ADDRESS) !=null) {
                        String address = data.getStringExtra(MapUtility.ADDRESS);
                        double selectedLatitude = data.getDoubleExtra(MapUtility.LATITUDE, 0.0);
                        double selectedLongitude = data.getDoubleExtra(MapUtility.LONGITUDE, 0.0);
                        txtAddress.setText("Address: "+address);
                        txtLatLong.setText("Lat:"+selectedLatitude+"  Long:"+selectedLongitude);
                    }
                } catch (Exception ex) {
                    ex.printStackTrace();
                }
            }
        }