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Errata for Google Maps API (2nd edition)

 

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  • Reported in: P2.0 (30-May-06)
#25126
PDF page: 1
I'd really really really really appreciate white page backgrounds as an option. I like to print these books out so I can read sections of them offlin...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (20-Sep-06)
#25959
PDF page: 1
I appreciate that the description said that this item was not in a printable condition, but I did not realize how true that was. A version more suita...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (13-Dec-06)
#26755
PDF page: 1
I really enjoyed Scott's writing in this document. But I would argue that it is not quite fully updated for the Maps API v2. He should have mention...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (29-Sep-06)
#26049
PDF page: 16
Description of GLatLngBounds is misleading. It is not array (at least is not accesible via []). To get coordinates You should use getNorthEast() and g...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (23-Jul-06)
#25529
PDF page: 17
The file 5 button doesn't seem to work. I'm using Mac OS X Preview. The file 4 button does work for me (although the file 4 button on page 10 loads th...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (14-Sep-08)
#34501
PDF page: 18

mapInfo = document.getElementById("mapInfo");

should be

var mapInfo = document.getElementById("mapInfo");--Rick Cromer

  • Reported in: P2.0 (18-Jul-06)
#25476
PDF page: 23
GOverviewMap should be GOverviewMapControl Example: map.addControl(new GOverviewMap()); //Won't work map.addControl(new GOverviewMapControl()); /...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (02-Jul-08)
#32607
PDF page: 24
mapmap.org is not working! very frustrating. Service Temporarily Unavailable The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to mai...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (11-Mar-14)
#76528
PDF page: 24

Hello. Links are broken in this book--George

  • Reported in: P2.0 (04-Apr-07)
#28318
PDF page: 36

The companion web site www.mapmap.org/googlemaps has been down for over a week. Making the 'book' of limited value.--Dave

  • Reported in: P2.0 (06-Jun-08)
#32297
PDF page: 46
Mapmap.org is still down; I note that someone else filed a similar complaint at some point, so I don't know if this is an on-and-off problem or a cons...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (20-Nov-09)
#41578
PDF page: 49

After the example script tag, I'm guessing that the "&ldots;" was intended to render as "..."--David Rush

  • Reported in: P2.0 (27-Aug-08)
#34276
PDF page: 50

The URL under the Simple Examples heading is a deal link.
--Hank Mishkoff

  • Reported in: P2.0 (13-Dec-06)
#26753
PDF page: 56

"Isn't nice that adding..."

Should read

"Isn't it nice that adding..."--Yong Bakos

  • Reported in: P2.0 (11-Jan-07)
#26826
PDF page: 60
Just a suggestion: "We can send down little pieces of data as the user request it, all behind the scenes." should probably read, "We can send...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (13-Dec-06)
#26754
PDF page: 61
Section 8.3 paragraph 4 states that Google does not have a geocoder available for use, which is incorrect. Google Maps API does provide a geocoding...more...
  • Reported in: P2.0 (13-Dec-06)
#26752
PDF page: 62

"Another free geocoder is available at brainoff.com/worldkits"

Should read brainoff.com/worldkit (note the singular)
--Yong Bakos

  • Reported in: P2.0 (07-Jun-06)
#25196
PDF page: 65
When I down load and run this file (after putting in my API), I get the following message. Line: 148 Char: 1 Error: "GLatLng' is undefined Code:...more...