Katerina Skroumpelou talk about her love of Google Maps and the Google Maps API. What types of custom maps are being built? What types of business applications are there for Google Maps? What's new in mapping in 2021? And what is a Google Developer Expert?

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 137,
  title: 'Google Maps',
  topics: [ 
    'Maps', 'GDE', 'Location Data'
  guest: 'Katerina Skroumpelou'
  hosts: [
    'Craig Shoemaker', 'Dan Wahlin', 'John Papa'

Recording date: May 20th, 2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Katerina Skroumpelou @Psybercity

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  • 00:40 Intro
  • 02:39 Guest introduction
  • 04:29 What is it about Google Maps that you enjoy?
  • 06:19 How did you get into maps?
  • 09:22 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 10:24 What type of custom maps are you building?
  • 12:51 What type of business applications have you built?
  • 18:50 What features are under-utilized?
  • 23:28 Sponsor: Lemon Productions
  • 25:56 Local mapping usage
  • 28:18 Is the API easy to use?
  • 30:19 What's new in mapping in 2021?
  • 32:47 Do you use mapping in your current job?
  • 36:28 What is a Google Developer Expert (GDE)?
  • 41:28 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.