Google Cloud Skills Boost

Creating with Google Maps

5 hours Advanced universal_currency_alt 31 Credits
In this quest you will use several tools available in Google Cloud to manipulate data and create a Google Map - map location details to find subway stations or a business; use geocoding and Apps Script to send an email of a map; visualize data on a customized map; and build a server-side proxy to create a map on a mobile device.

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