author: Krasimir Tsonev

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How to use Google Maps API in flash

Google offers a lot of free tools for us. One of them is really useful and easy to work with - GoogleMaps API. In this article I will show you how to import a map in Flash and place an icon in a specific place.

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GoogleMaps API v3: convert LatLng object to actual pixels

It is not so easy as it looks like. You should get the map object's projection and the map's zoom to be able to calculate it.

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GoogleMaps JS API: address to coordinates transformation

When we are talking about maps, Google is an absolute leader. Their GoogleMaps tool is free, well documented and works really good. What I didn't find directly in the documentation is how to get the exact location based on plain text. I.e. to convert an address to google.maps.LatLng object. That's why I wrote a simple function that did this job.

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Revealing the magic: How to properly convert HTML string to a DOM element

This seems like a trivial task. However, it is not. There are few popular solutions, but they have a big problem and if you use them a lot you will spot the issue.

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