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Help with GoogleMaps Tags

Chris Baty
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Joined: Nov 23, 2008
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I downloaded googlemaps.jar and put it in WEB-INF/lib. I got a key from Google and plugged it in but I still don't get output. Any ideas?

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Does it generate HTML that would be correct for use with Google Maps? Are there any server-side or client-side error messages?

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Chris Baty
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Joined: Nov 23, 2008
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I did get one error in catalina.out so I move googlemaps.jar to $TOMCAT_HOME/lib and the page doesn't generate any error, nor any map or html, except test, which I put in to check my coding. I also put in my address, instead of variables without output.

Could it be that googlemaps.jar doesn't like open-jdk?

Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 18541

So you're saying that using this taglib doesn't result in any HTML output?

Let's move this question to the JSP forum, if that's the case.
Chris Baty
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Joined: Nov 23, 2008
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I believe that <Googlemaps tags are out of date or don't work with the current Google API. I tried many tags, many keys and urls without success. I even played with the JavaScript output and couldn't get a visible map.

Martijn Verburg

Joined: Jun 24, 2003
Posts: 3274

Hi Chris,

It might be worth contacting Google to check. I think their taglibs probably lives on the Google code site....

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