Support library for Google Maps Android API V2

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Support library for Google Maps Android API V2

google_maps_v2_support is a library to make easy use of Google Maps Android API V2. It includes several features including Marker and Polyline managing, handy changing map position, and so on.


Marker management

  • add a Marker with simple. By putting marker’s title and position, it’s done. See SupportGoogleMap.addMarker(String title, LatLng position).
  • You can update the Marker that you was added before. Just put title, snippet, position to be updated.
  • Supports custom id assignment.

Polyline management

  • Append a new point to existing Polyline with ease. See SupportGoogleMap.appendPolyline(long, LatLng, boolean).
  • Supports custom id assignment

Handy camera movement

  • Supports move/animate to specific LatLng, SupportMarker position.

Automatic save&restore last viewpoint

  • With SupportGoogleMap, it remembers your last viewing point, zoom level of the map.
  • Can be enabled/disabled by using SupportGoogleMap.rememberAndLoadLastCameraPosotion(boolean).

How do I use it?

  1. Add google-play-services-sdk_lib and google_maps_v2_support on workspace. (File > New… > Others… > Android Project from existing code) Make sure google_maps_v2_support project references google-play-services-sdk_lib as a library.

  2. Create your project, open Project properties, select Android tab on the left side, then click Add… button in the Library area.

  3. Select google_maps_v2_support. Then google_maps_v2_support will be shown at Library area. Now, you are ready to use google_maps_v2_support library.

  4. Create a new SupportGoogleMap instance, which covers all of the features in the GoogleMap class.

  5. Implement your application by using SupportGoogleMap-provided handy methods.


You can check out brief usage of google_maps_v2_support on API sample, which can be found at sample/v2_support_sample.


Please send an e-mail to [email protected] for Help request.
For Bug report or Feature request, please use Issues menu. If you have some suggestions, bugfixes, or something by your own, please let me know via Pull request.


Copyright 2013 Taeho Kim ([email protected])

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