News flash: Maps now open to Flash developers

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 3:02 PM


Rarely does a week go by that I don't hear from someone who wants to add Google Maps to their Flash application. Well, we've been listening and working to provide the solution. Say hello to the new Google Maps API for Flash.

Here is an example from AFComponents that demonstrates some of the Flash functionality you can build into your applications now that Google Maps can be developed in ActionScript 3. Click on the "Show Photo Gallery" icon to see it in action.
Also check out this application from NAVX that leverages user-generated content:
In just a matter of days, they were able to convert their existing JavaScript + Flash application to take advantage of this new API and provide their users with an updated experience. To find out more, check out what our developer team has to say and peruse the API documentation.