Maps SDK for Android Beta Releases

v.3.1.0 BETA - June 15, 2020

New Features

API Changes

  • Added nullability annotations to InfoWindowAdapter for improved Java-Kotlin interoperability.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed app crash with custom Glide module (Issue 132323222).
  • Fixed OnCameraMove events not triggered for doubletap-drag scaling.
  • Improved base map loading time for maps with custom tile overlay.
  • Allowed map lite click listeners to be invoked in Talkback mode.
  • Fixed crash for MapView with markers in Talkback mode.

v.3.0.0 BETA - May 07, 2019

  • The Maps SDK for Android is now distributed via a standalone static library in addition to its availability through Google Play services. Previously, the Maps SDK for Android was only available as part of Google Play services.
  • Android 4.0-4.0.4 ("Ice Cream Sandwich") is no longer supported.
  • Map rendering has been modernized and improved.
  • Text labels for POIs are now clickable, rather than just the icon.
  • Business POIs are now visible in indoor maps.
  • Added incident reports icons to the traffic layer, such as roadworks, crashes, and traffic jams. These show in Normal, Hybrid and Terrain mode.
  • Added support for 3D buildings with full models, e.g. Eiffel Tower.
  • Increased opacity of 3D buildings to match the Google Maps application.
  • Resolved an issue where markers were loading slowly (Issue 35822423).