ASP.NET Wrapper for the Google Maps API

Wow! I’ve been planning making something very similar for a project I have in mind. This is probably going to save me several hours (I hope).

The Google Maps API allows you to dynamically display a map from Google Maps , add markers to it(those little windows that pop up showing the address and other bits of information), and assorted other cool things.

Here is Google’s own documentation page on the API.

Magical AJAX

I’m working on a project now that requires some fancy javascript or AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML). AJAX allows you to retrieve information from the server without a postback or another request for a web page. This allows much faster web browsing and cooler features.

I’m currently experimenting with this control:

It looks to be amazing. I’ll tell you what I find.