Happy Earth Day From JavaScript, Python, Android, iOS, Flutter, Unity3D, AWS, and NFTs | by BP Editors | Apr, 2022

12 hand-picked tales for builders

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Welcome to the eleventh version of Espresso Bytes, a every day digest by Higher Programming.

On this situation, we’re zooming in on maps (properly, it’s Earth day!), by highlighting a few of our favourite posts from JavaScript, Python, iOS, Android, Flutter, AWS, Unity3D, and NFTs.

By Mark Lucking — 4 min learn

A journey by the pitfalls of managing the digicam — organising the satellite tv for pc view of the place by which each the earth and its moon are rotating.

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By Adam Symington — 8 min learn

There are many instruments and strategies that can be utilized to generate the attractive map of Italy shared above nonetheless on this article I’m going to stroll you thru an unconventional strategy utilizing Python and hopefully, you’ll come away satisfied as I’m that if one thing is value doing, it’s value doing in Python.

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By Ravindu Senaratne — 4 min learn

On this article, I’ll undergo tips on how to create a map, including markers, tips on how to add personalized icons for markers, and tips on how to add pop-up overlays.

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By Allen Kim — 3 min learn

Present maps with just a few traces of HTML utilizing customized parts — search maps, show maps with markers and popups, and so on.

By Kenzie Schmoll — 5 min learn

This text reveals you step-by-step tips on how to add a Google Map widget to your Flutter software. Right here’s what you’re going to construct immediately:

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By David Mart — 3 min learn

On this subject, I’ll present you my means of utilizing SVG to generate dynamic markers utilizing Vue.js.

With Vue, I’ve been utilizing the vue2-google-maps bundle for simpler interplay with the map. In case you select a distinct library otherwise you’re simply utilizing a pure API with out wrappers, this text remains to be going to be helpful to you.

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By Iosif Moldovan — 4 min learn

I’m writing my expertise down for posterity, within the hope to avoid wasting another person hours of looking out on tips on how to implement the customized map equipment callout UI whereas nonetheless maintaining the markup pinning’s native look.

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By Kelvin Tan — 3 min learn

Apple has revamped the expertise for Map on iOS, offering extra management over location privateness. With that in thoughts, I used to be really shocked to be taught that Apple launched Map. I used to be fairly certain they’d already launched it, however upon checking, it was really MapView.

I in contrast Map and MapView and discovered that MapView is definitely for UIKit, whereas Map is for SwiftUI.

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By Daniel Fortes — 7 min learn

Within the newest launch (v3.6.0) of our Unity AR+GPS Location plugin we’re excited to deliver an thrilling function impressed by the Google Maps Dwell View and powered by the Mapbox Directions API: the Routes and Navigation function.

With the brand new Routes and Navigation function it is possible for you to to rapidly create functions that help customers in navigating by cities, parks, occasion venues and different locations utilizing augmented actuality.

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By Tom Wilderspin — 6 min learn

When you have ever wanted a mapping resolution in your software you’ll discover that there are various totally different choices. A few of the extra standard choices have mature, fully-featured API and libraries like MapBox, Bing, and the excellent GoogleMaps API. Amazon’s preliminary providing is way from these present fully-featured APIs nevertheless it does embody the fundamentals: geo-coding, reverse geo-coding, map drawing, and an attention-grabbing geo-fencing and tracker resolution that utilises AWS EventBridge.

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By DappPunk — 6 min learn

Space NFTs are the definitive geolocation digital collectible. They’re Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) offering proof-of-ownership of all areas of the Earth within the Ethereum blockchain. In addition they help the digital asset ecosystem by offering a bridge between the digital world and the bodily world.

The Plus Code 849V0000+ represents the 1°× 1° space encompassing San Francisco and its environment. Space NFTs bought on the preliminary drop might be tied to this degree. (Picture: Google Earth)

By Stephen Vinouze — 7 min learn

With the recent release of the Map Compose library, it was excellent timing to strive it out for the undertaking I’m constructing with Jetpack Compose. On this software, I fetch a listing of factors of curiosity (POIs) from my server round a given space and mark them on the map.

This text will stroll you thru tips on how to render a map with dynamic markers. We’ll additionally cowl tips on how to refresh these POIs whereas interacting with the map (panning, zooming, rotating).

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Till subsequent time,

Anupam and the Higher Programming crew.

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