Video: Plotting Map Markers Dynamically Using the Google Maps API, jQuery, PHP, and MySQL
The Google Maps API makes it trivially easy for anybody to create a custom Web-based map, complete with features such as event handlers, route directions, and sophisticated overlays. However, the genesis of many such features stems from your ability to easily add map markers and store the corresponding coordinates within a database such as MySQL.
The marker addition process is typically choreographed by a set of technologies residing on both the client- and server-sides, three of the most popular of which include jQuery, PHP, and MySQL. In this screencast, PHP Guru Jason Gilmore shows you how these technologies work together to create a highly-responsive, Ajax-driven marker addition solution.
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Plotting Map Markers Dynamically Using the Google Maps API, jQuery, PHP, and MySQL