Google Layer

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Summary - Google Layer

Pieter De Graef

Plug-in Type:Layer implementation
Status:Graduated  Code Style rating Provenance review rating Documentation rating Test coverage rating
Compatibility: back-end
Support Type:Official Geomajas plug-in

Community & Documentation

Plug-in description

This plug-in adds support for incorporating Google Maps raster layers. The 3 types of Google raster layers are all available:

  • The default Google layer (streets)
  • The satellite images
  • The terrain map

More information on how to use these can be found in the documentation pages.

Note that you need to assure that you comply with Google's terms of use (see Some of the things you need to do, includes adding the Google API code in your application (using a Google API key when not running on localhost). Also, from the GWT face, using the GoogleAddon class to ensure the copyright notes are displayed on the map.

Using this plug-in in Maven

In order to use this plug-in in your Maven-project, add the following dependency to the pom.xml: