Learn about Places and the Google Maps Places API

Google Maps Places API make your app stand out with detailed information about 100 million places across a wide range of categories, from the same database as Google Maps and Google+.

Learn about Places and the Google Maps Places API over Coffee with Fontaine Foxworth

Learn more about the Places API: https://developers.google.com/places/
Watch a Geocast on how to use it in a game: https://goo.gl/oRMKWh

Coffee with a Googler meets with Fontaine Foxworth to talk about the Places API in Google Maps. Places give locations in the world semantic meaning. Your favorite coffee shop isn’t just an address or a latitude and longitude, it’s a place. With the API, you can locate and get metadata about a place, giving you lots of fun applications you can build!

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