4.3 Google Places: Setup

You have learned how to grab data from the Los Angeles Metro API using jQuery, and parsing the response to create markers on your map. You will do the same, but this time, accessing data from Google’s Places Library, allowing you to map businesses around any given location.

First, go to the Google Places website. This tutorial will largely incorporate the examples shown here.

Setting up

Start with an empty maproom layout.  But note that the call to the Google Maps API now includes a NEW parameter that also brings in their Places API.

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