by Dave Day and Susannah Raub
Fast maps make users happy. Come and discover a multitude of ways you can optimize your map performance from loading the map to displaying thousands of overlays. Learn how to identify the bottlenecks in your application so you can give your maps the tuneups they need.
Your map doesn't have to end at the front door of the building! In this session we will discuss approaches to mapping all of your business locations, and not just on the outside. We'll show how to build a sensational storefinder, and then add floorplans, indoor Street View, and resource search.
Check-in to this session and discover how Google APIs such as the Places API, Buzz API, and Latitude API can provide you with the services you need to build the next great location based app.
Building a robust interactive map with a lot of data involves more than just adding a few placemarks. We'll talk about integrating with existing GIS software, importing data from shapefiles and other formats, map projections, and techniques for managing, analyzing, and rendering large datasets.
10th–11th May 2011