A sample place tracking app that uses the google_maps_flutter plugin. Keep track of your favorite places, places you've visited, and places you want to go. View details about these places, show them on a map, and get directions to them.
This sample is not currently in a finished state. We're in the process of building it out. This sample currently only works on Android (see Caveat below).
- Learn how to create an interface composed of GoogleMap and other widgets.
- Learn how to show, control, and modify a GoogleMap widget.
- Learn how to place a marker on a map.
The important bits
This page shows a full-screen GoogleMap widget with place markers. Provides examples of how to stack other widgets on top of a GoogleMap widget, how to add markers to a map, and how to make other flutter widgets interact with the GoogleMap widget.
This page shows a detailed view of a single place. Provides examples of how to place a GoogleMap widget inside of a ListView and how to disable certain touch gestures on the map.
To run this sample app, you will need an API key.
Get an API key at https://cloud.google.com/maps-platform/.
Specify your API key in the application manifest
<manifest ... <application ... <meta-data android:name="com.google.android.geo.API_KEY" android:value="YOUR KEY HERE"/>
For additional help setting up the plugin, see the plugin's README page.
For help getting started with Flutter, view our online documentation.
The google_maps_flutter plugin provides an unpublished preview of the Flutter API for Google Maps:
- Dart APIs for controlling and interacting with a GoogleMap view from Flutter code are still being consolidated and expanded. The intention is to grow current coverage into a complete offering. Issues and pull requests aimed to help us prioritize and speed up this effort are very welcome.
- Currently the plugin only supports Android as it embeds a platform view in the Flutter hierarchy which is currently only supported for Android (tracking issue).
If you have a general question about any of the techniques you see in the sample, the best places to go are:
If you run into an issue with the sample itself, please file an issue in the main Flutter repo.