[thelist] Google (or other) Maps

Mark Groen evolt at markgroen.com
Mon Oct 29 08:29:08 CDT 2012

On 2012-10-26 7:25 AM, Bob Meetin wrote:
> Thx Jay,
> Meaning that you were able to do something similar to what I'm 
> describing with Google Maps?  I understand that you can manually set 
> up a map using the service and their plot many locations function, 
> http://maps.google.com/help/maps/getmaps/plot-multi.html. However, 
> what I need to do is manage the locations automatically through a 
> table on the hosting server which maintains city or country names, 
> coordinates, etc. Each hotspot will include a link to a profile. So I 
> would have to write to the maps file that is maintained on the local 
> host.
> I found this link 
> https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/tutorial. 
> What is YMMV?
> Anyway, you are confirming that the X/Y coordinates are required.

Something similar we did with the roads on the island, started out with 
the Google doc you linked to above:
It uses polylines, but comes from the same place as the place markers.



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