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1 Google APIs & Location Based Applications -Krishna Achanta

2 Prerequisites Eclipse with Android SDK and AVD Manager Google Apis Java XML Android device[or Emulator] to test

3 Agenda: 1. Google Maps Api for Android. For applications using Google MapViews 2. Android Location Package. The classes required to access the users location without having to use maps.

4 MapView Adding Google APIs Obtaining Maps Key Using MapActivity Showing current location Adding Overlay items

5 MapView: Adding Google APIs All you need. [not really] apis/index.html

6 MapView: Obtaining Maps Key Generate Certificate keytool -genkey -v -keystore droid_kids.keystore -alias droid_kids -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 - validity 10000 Get Fingerprint of the certificate keytool -list -alias droid_kids -keystore droid_kids.keystore Fingerprint is : E0:9D:58:9F:B2:CD:5C:9C:42:8B:60:0F:23:BC:24:11 Register the fingerprint with Google Maps Service Key is: 0zu3JWra9vK5LxswGR1V4Wh3SztudX-UjgLWLJA

7 MapView: Create Maps Activity Include Maps library Add permissions Create a MapView layout and add the key < xmlns:android="" android:id="@+id/mapview" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="fill_parent" android:clickable="true" android:apiKey=" 0zu3JWra9vK5LxswGR1V4Wh3SztudX-UjgLWLJA "/>

8 MapView Coding Layers Zoom Center Overlays MyLocation

9 Find Location Location Sources LocationManager & Location Providers Criteria LocationListener locationManager.requestLocationUpdates(bestProvider, time, distance, locationListener);

10 Questions OUT OF TIME

11 References - l l - - - [For finding location coordinates].

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