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Android Google Maps V2 - MapView in XML
<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
android:layout_width="fill_parent"
android:layout_height="fill_parent" >
<com.google.android.gms.maps.MapView android:id="@+id/mapview"
android:layout_width="fill_parent"
android:layout_height="fill_parent" />
</LinearLayout>
public class SomeFragment extends Fragment {
MapView mapView;
GoogleMap map;
@Override
public View onCreateView(LayoutInflater inflater, ViewGroup container, Bundle savedInstanceState) {
View v = inflater.inflate(R.layout.some_layout, container, false);
// Gets the MapView from the XML layout and creates it
mapView = (MapView) v.findViewById(R.id.mapview);
mapView.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
// Gets to GoogleMap from the MapView and does initialization stuff
map = mapView.getMap();
map.getUiSettings().setMyLocationButtonEnabled(false);
map.setMyLocationEnabled(true);
// Needs to call MapsInitializer before doing any CameraUpdateFactory calls
try {
MapsInitializer.initialize(this.getActivity());
} catch (GooglePlayServicesNotAvailableException e) {
e.printStackTrace();
}
// Updates the location and zoom of the MapView
CameraUpdate cameraUpdate = CameraUpdateFactory.newLatLngZoom(new LatLng(43.1, -87.9), 10);
map.animateCamera(cameraUpdate);
return v;
}
@Override
public void onResume() {
mapView.onResume();
super.onResume();
}
@Override
public void onDestroy() {
super.onDestroy();
mapView.onDestroy();
}
@Override
public void onLowMemory() {
super.onLowMemory();
mapView.onLowMemory();
}
}
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
package="com.example"
android:versionCode="1"
android:versionName="1.0" >
<uses-sdk
android:minSdkVersion="8"
android:targetSdkVersion="15" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET"/>
<uses-permission android:name="com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES"/>
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION"/>
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION"/>
<uses-feature
android:glEsVersion="0x00020000"
android:required="true"/>
<permission
android:name="com.example.permission.MAPS_RECEIVE"
android:protectionLevel="signature"/>
<uses-permission android:name="com.example.permission.MAPS_RECEIVE"/>
<application
android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"
android:label="@string/app_name"
android:theme="@style/AppTheme" >
<meta-data
android:name="com.google.android.maps.v2.API_KEY"
android:value="your_key"/>
<activity
android:name=".HomeActivity"
android:label="@string/app_name" >
<intent-filter>
<action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />
<category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
</intent-filter>
</activity>
</application>
</manifest>
@Eido95
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Eido95 commented Jun 10, 2018

Thank you very much for this code.

Further code about MapView can be found at Google Maps Android Samples RawMapViewDemoActivity sample, and Maps SDK for Android Map Objects MapView guide.

After combining this gist code with the above mentioned links, I found it to work.

@raanaYavari
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raanaYavari commented Jun 11, 2019

Thank you for this code.
How can I find current location with mapview?

@mohkhz2001
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mohkhz2001 commented Jun 7, 2021

very useful thank you

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