Intro to Google Maps Platform & Building data visualizations with Google Maps

GDG Chicago
Wed, Jul 17, 2019, 6:00 PM (CDT)

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Agenda
6:00-6:30 Food/Socializing

6:30 - 7:00 - Intro to Google Maps Platform Presented by Angela Yu, Developer Advocate for Google Maps Platform

7:00 - 7:30 - Building awesome data visualization on the web with Google Maps Platform and Deck.gl presented by Alex Muramoto, Developer Advocate for Google Maps Platform

Title: Intro to Google Maps Platform
Abstract: In this talk well give an overview of the Google Maps Platform, it's APIs and SDKs as well as interesting facts about the geo data the platform provides.
Bio: Angela Yu is a developer advocate for Google Maps Platform. Throughout her career, she has geeked out on voice recognition, mobile app development, and IoT. You can find her trapped in escape rooms or on Twitter.

Title: Building awesome data visualization on the web with Google Maps Platform and Deck.gl
Abstract: The Google team recently announced initial support for the Deck.gl framework, which brings beautiful, high volume, WebGL accelerated data visualization capabilities to maps. In this talk we'll look at how to integrate Deck.gl into maps on the web using the Maps JS API.
Bio: Alex Muramoto is a Developer Advocate for Google Maps Platform. At this point, his life has been pretty much consumed by JS, open-source, and way too much documentation.


Organizers

  • Dan Baran

    Dan Baran

    GDG Chicago

    Organizer

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  • Joel Vasallo

    Joel Vasallo

    TAG - The Aspen Group

    Director, Platform Engineering

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