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WebGL-powered map features - JavaScript

WebGL-powered map features - JavaScript

Build a new generation of mapping experience for the web with the power of WebGL.

Google Maps Platform codelabs

Google Maps Platform codelabs

Learn how to build with Google Maps Platform products and features with end-to-end, hands-on codelabs.

Get the report: Unlocking value with location intelligence

Get the report: Unlocking value with location intelligence

Learn how leaders across five industry verticals use geospatial data through new insights from Boston Consulting Group.

Cloud-based maps styling

Styling your maps

Create and manage custom styles for all of your maps right in the Google Cloud Console.

What's new

WebGL Overlay View - JavaScript

WebGL Overlay View - JavaScript

Render 2D and 3D objects directly on the vector basemap with the Maps JavaScript API.

Tilt and Rotation - JavaScript

Tilt and Rotation - JavaScript

Tilt and rotated the vector basemap in three dimensions, manually and programmatically.

Integrate camera controls - JavaScript

Integrated camera controls - JavaScript

Simultaneous change tilt, heading, zoom, and center properties of the map to create smooth camera animations.

Cloud-based maps styling - Web

Cloud-based maps styling - Web

Deeply customize the look, feel, and behavior of your map. Now generally available for the Maps JavaScript API and Maps Static API.


Codelab: Building WebGL-Accelerated Map Experiences - JavaScript

Codelab: Building WebGL-Accelerated Map Experiences - JavaScript

Learn how to render 3D objects on the map, and animate camera movements in 3D with Tilt and Rotation, and WebGL Overlay View.

Codelab: Add a map to your mobile app with SwiftUI - iOS

Codelab: Add a map to your mobile app with SwiftUI - iOS

Learn how to integrate the Maps SDK for iOS into your mobile apps using SwiftUI.

Codelab: Add a map to your Android app - Kotlin

Codelab: Add a map to your Android app - Kotlin

Learn the basics of using the Maps SDK for Android. codelab

Codelab: Data visualization with - JavaScript

Visualize geospaital data at scale with and the Maps JS API.

Bring the real world to your users with dynamic maps for the web and mobile.

Add a static map or embed an interactive map to your website.

Add 360° Street View imagery to your apps.

Get the elevation of one or a series of locations.

Provide directions for multiple transportation modes, featuring real-time traffic information.

Calculate travel times and distances for multiple origins and destinations.

Identify nearby roads using coordinates.


Integrate Google’s Place details, search, and autocomplete into your apps.

Convert coordinates into addresses and addresses into coordinates.

Get an approximate device location using nearby cell towers and WiFi nodes.


Determine the time zone for a set of coordinates.


Add major features. Write minimal code.

Join our developer community

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Tutorials, tips, announcements, developer stories, and more.

All the latest in-depth news and stories from the world of Google Maps Platform.

Check out these videos

Engineering Lead Travis McPhail gives a deep dive into new WebGL-powered maps features.

Alicia Sullivan and Thames Sookpranee from the maps team tell you everything you need to know about Cloud-based maps styling features.

Chris Arriola from the Developer Relations team teaches you how to take advantage of idiomatic Kotlin in your apps with the Maps SDK for Android.

Learn how to use field masks to lower the cost of using Place Autocomplete.

Learn how to enable Google Maps Platform APIs and SDKs in the Google Cloud console. APIs and SDKs are available for Maps, Routes, and Places across web and mobile platforms.

Google Maps Platform has released beta support for Promises in the Maps JavaScript API! Learn how to get started with Promises.

In this video, Angela Yu gives an overview of what's available through Google Maps Platform APIs and SDKs and shares some sample code for using them.

Learn about expanded TypeScript support for the Maps JavaScript API, including typings generated directly from the API source code.

Get help & support

Get help. Give Help. Build Maps karma.

Report a bug or open a feature request.

Find out about platform incidents and outages.

Get help from the Google Maps Platform team.

Getting started with Google Maps Platform is fast and easy.

Create a billing account. Enable the features you want. Get an API key. Start building.

Learn more in our getting started docs and videos.