Google Developer Day Sydney - Bo Majewski: Maps API

Posted in Companies, Web Technologies, Conferences, Development on October 03, 2007



Maps API
Presented by Bo Majewski

The Google Maps API lets you create compelling maps mashups on your websites. In this session, we'll go over all of the latest features in the API. You'll learn how to take your maps mashups to the next level and discover how to build highly interactive maps with the Google Maps API, learn about controls, overlays, and map events using the API, how to create custom overlays, either programmaticaly or using KML and GeoRSS and understand how to optimise performance of your maps.

Bo Majewski received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Queensland. Upon completion he moved to Newcastle, where for 2 years he taught algorithms, networks and software engineering. In 1998 Bo left the academia, and Australia, to pursue career in software industry in the heart of Silicon Valley where he worked in diverse areas such as computer graphics, electronic commerce and computer networks. Bo was eventually drawn back to the Land Down Under and joined Google Australia in Dec 2005. He currently spends most of his time working on Google Maps and supporting projects.

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