Google Maps API; More Google Links

Google has released an API for embedding Google Maps in your own web pages via JavaScript. Hacking Google Maps has just gone legit — not that Google seems to have had much complaint with the majority of the hacks out there. The main stipulation seems to be that the web site must be freely available. Via Google Blog; see also O’Reilly Radar for a first approximation.

Presumably this supercedes the DIY hacking resources out there (see previous entry).

In other Google Maps and Google Earth news, here are a couple more links: