Google DevFest Mapping the NYC Subway Google Hands on Lab

GDG Cloud Los Angeles
Oct 26 - 27, 2021, 9:00 AM (PDT)

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By building visualization for the NYC Subway Station dataset that is scalable, maintainable, and customizable you will learn how to use Google Cloud Services like Google Cloud Shell and Google App Engine. How to serve geographic information system GIS data on the web and how to style a Google map in your app.

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Join us for Google DevFest Mapping the NYC Subway

Google Hands on Lab, October 26, 2021 at 9:00 AM.

Get up to 20 Qwiklab credits and 2 days to finish the challenge.

Learn how to build a visualization for the NYC Subway Station dataset that is scalable, maintainable, and customizable. You will also learn how to use Google Cloud Services like Google Cloud Shell and Google App Engine. Plus how to serve geographic information system GIS data on the web and how to style a Google map in your app.

Prizes for completing the challenge include up to $5K gift cards and software from the following:

  • Amazon Gift Cards
  • Airtable
  • AWS (Amazon Web Services)
  • Buffer Pro
  • Chargebee Processing Credit
  • Courier
  • Freshworks
  • Google Cloud
  • Hubspot
  • Intercom
  • Miro
  • Notion
  • Segment
  • SendGrid
  • Stripe Credit
  • Zendesk

Store locators are an often required component of any commercial website that wants to encourage users to visit brick and mortar stores. In this lab you'll build a website that serves location data of subway stations and scales automatically, thanks to the power of Google App Engine. You will learn how to expose an easily navigable visualization of the NYC subway using Google Maps JavaScript API.

NYC Open Data makes the wealth of public data generated by various New York City agencies and other City organizations available for public use. In this lab, you'll visualize the Subway Station and Subway Line data sets.

NYC Open Data makes the wealth of public data generated by various New York City agencies and other City organizations available for public use. In this lab, you'll visualize the Subway Station and Subway Line data sets.

By building visualization for the NYC Subway Station dataset that is scalable, maintainable, and customizable you will learn how to use Google Cloud Services like Google Cloud Shell and Google App Engine. How to serve geographic information system GIS data on the web and how to style a Google map in your app.

To participate in this timed lab you will need basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Go, and Chrome DevTools.

An ES6 capable web browser, such as recent versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge.

This lab focuses on the Google Maps JavaScript API. Non-relevant concepts and code blocks are glossed over and are provided for you to simply copy and paste.


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