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Google Maps JavaScript API Cookbook by Balkan Uraz, Alper Dincer

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Adding Fusion Tables layers to maps

Fusion Tables (http://tables.googlelabs.com/) is an experimental tool provided by Google to store different types of tabular data. Fusion Tables is important for geo developers because it supports feature types such as points, polylines, and polygons. There is also support for geocoding of the address, place names, or countries that make Fusion Tables a powerful database for your features. Fusion Tables also has an API so that developers can connect it to different applications. There are some limitations in Fusion Tables but these limitations are enough for most developers.

The OpenStreetMap POI database can be downloaded via different sources. We downloaded the restaurant POI database of Switzerland in the ...

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