Advanced Android Development


Add geo features to your apps

This unit discusses how to extend your apps to add location functionality. It covers detecting and using the device location, using the Places API, and generating and showing maps.

Lesson 1: Location

Learn how to use Location Services APIs to get information about device location, receive periodic location updates, and turn geographic coordinates into physical addresses.

Lesson 2: Places

Learn how to detect the user's current place, such as a library, school, or train station, and how to enable your apps to search for places.

Lesson 3: Mapping

Learn how to integrate Google Maps into your apps and use features like location markers, map styling, Street View, and location tracking.