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Roundup of useful tools for custom styled Google Maps

Small collection of tools and tutorials to get you started with custom Google Maps API v3.

Fast and easy tutorial about adding custom Google Maps to website – gMaps API v3

Maps are often placed on a company website to help customers find their way there. For that, Google Maps is excellent. But wouldn’t it be nice to add your company logo, parking lots, train stations, etc. to the map, to help the customer even more? It is very simple, and in this article I am going to show you how.

Long and proper tutorial about same thing:)

The Google Maps Javascript API lets you embed Google Maps in your own web pages. Version 3 of this API is especially designed to be faster and more applicable to mobile devices, as well as traditional desktop browser applications.

Great snipplet
with an array of data  to cycle through and plot on a map as Marks.

… and great addition to it
letting you use different custom icons for markers.

Google maps icons collection
Large collection of custom icons for Google Maps. If you want to have special icon for airports, restaurants, sports facilities, taxi stations, shops, you name it – they’ve got it! Also, each icon comes in several variants to choose from and its color can be easily customized.

Latitude and Longitude of a Point finder
To easily find out Latitude and Longitude of a place: click on the map, move the marker or enter an address in search field.