You can do that with Google Maps?

GDG Athens
Thu, Dec 12, 2019, 7:00 PM (EET)

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About this event

❗ Hi everyone,
we are excited to announce that our next GDG Athens Meetup will take place on Thursday, December 12th 2019 at Found.ation between 19:00 - 21:00. Our key speaker will be Katerina Skroumpelou, Software Engineer at This Dot Labs. We can't wait to meet you all!

🔥 Agenda:
19:00 - 19:15 | Welcome & Registrations
19:15 - 21:00 | Talk + Q&A + It’s Party Time!


💬 Title: You can do that with Google Maps?

Description: This is the question that will be whispered among the audience during the talk. We will explore the possibilities of the Google Maps Platform and the Google Maps JS API. If you think of any app today, chances are it's using some kind of map. Your app has users, your users have a location, your services are based on that. Still, we find it worrisome to just add that customized, branded, interactive map in our app, because it just might seem too complicated. And we resort to out of the box solutions. Well, good news. The Google Maps JS API is here for you (and it’s been here for the last 15 years, despite you not making the most of it). Today we’ll see how simple it is to add that desired map to your business, brand it to your needs, and go advanced all the way, with this one weird trick that will make leaflet users hate you.

Bio: Katerina is a Google Developer Expert for Angular, Web Technologies and the Google Maps Platform, and a software engineer at This Dot. She likes to mix and match web technologies, experimenting with new things, and open sources her code for the general good. Being an active member of the Angular family, she speaks at international conferences and is the co-founder of the Angular Athens meetup. She is also involved with supporting diversity in the community. Katerina is obsessed with sharing knowledge and spreading the word about things she loves. She is indigenous to the internet, and she loves web development. She lives with her Maine Coon in Athens, Greece.

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  • Magy Kontou

    Magy Kontou

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    Leo Kanellopoulos

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