Google Maps API Version 2

Today, Google announced the launch of the Google Maps API Version 2. So what does this mean, other than the fact that Google is solidifying its position as a serious maps provider? Well quite a lot actually! Apparently version 2 has smaller javascript code, more satellite zoom levels, a new overview map tool, documented custom map controls and types, less memory leaks, debugging tools and even a new GLatLng class so that you don’t have to flip the lattitude and longitudes to construct a geographic point. Thanks Google! If only the UK ordnance survey could be as innovative as you…

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