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Over ten years ago, we wrote our first post on our Geo Developers blog, and today we’re sharing our new location for the Google Maps Platform blog. Our new home will continue to provide the latest Google Maps Platform product news, how to tutorials, perspectives and customer stories that you’re used to, all available on a new, mobile-friendly platform....

Thu Nov 8, 2018 21:56
Falling Fruit helps urbanites forage for food using Google Maps Platform

Posted by Ethan Welty, Co-founder, Falling Fruit Editor’s note: Today’s post comes from Ethan Welty, Co-founder of Falling Fruit, a nonprofit that helps city dwellers harvest for food in their neighborhoods. Falling Fruit’s global map marks locations in 111 countries, and its website and mobile apps have been accessed by nearly 1 million people. Falling...

Tue Jul 10, 2018 19:51
How Google Maps helps amateur and professional archaeologists ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge’s burial mounds

Posted by Simon Banton, “Hengemaster,” Stonehenge Barrow Map Editor’s note: Today’s post comes from Simon Banton: software professional, Stonehenge enthusiast, and creator of the Stonehenge Barrow Map. With Google Maps Platform products and some help from the Google developer community, Banton built his map in just a few days, compiling the data and...

Tue Jun 26, 2018 17:46
How WhyHunger uses Google Maps to connect people to grassroots community food sources

Posted by Alison Cohen, Senior Director of Programs, WhyHunger Editor's Note: Today’s blog is the first in a series of posts highlighting our support for Google public programs. Eligible nonprofits, startups, crisis response, and news media organizations may apply for Google Maps Platform credits through Google for Nonprofits, the Google Cloud Startup...

Wed Jun 13, 2018 18:47
Expanded support for Google public programs

Posted by Amit Litsur, Product Manager, Google Maps Platform Google is committed to supporting organizations with public programs that provide access to our products, people and resources. We're proud to support organizations like Code.org, Charity:water, Hostelling International and more to connect people to resources and help visualize the impact...

Tue Jun 12, 2018 21:20
Reminder—set-up a Google Cloud Platform Console account

Posted by the Google Maps Platform team On May 2, we announced changes including our new simplified Maps, Routes, and Places products as well as a new pricing plan to make our products easier to use and more scalable as you grow. Here’s a quick reminder of the three steps you need to take prior to June 11: Set up a Google Cloud Platform Console account...

Mon Jun 4, 2018 22:27

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