Google Maps API Succinctly, written by Mark Lewin, is a concise guide to using the Google Maps API to create interactive maps and geospatial data visualizations. The book is designed to be an introduction to the Google Maps API for developers who are already familiar with programming concepts and are looking to learn how to use the API in a short amount of time.

The book covers all the basics of the Google Maps API, including how to create maps and add markers, how to customize map styles and controls, and how to work with geocoding and routing services. It also includes more advanced topics such as working with the Street View API and integrating third-party data sources.

One of the key strengths of Google Maps API Succinctly is its focus on brevity and efficiency. The book provides clear explanations and examples, but it is also designed to be read quickly, making it an ideal resource for developers who need to learn the Google Maps API on a tight schedule.

The book also includes a comprehensive reference section that provides detailed information on the Google Maps API’s functions, properties, and syntax. This makes it easy to look up specific information and quickly find the answers you need.

Throughout the book, Lewin provides clear explanations and examples, making it easy to understand even the most complex concepts. He also includes tips for optimizing performance, troubleshooting common problems, and working with large datasets.

Whether you’re a developer looking to quickly learn the Google Maps API or an experienced programmer looking for a concise guide, Google Maps API Succinctly is an invaluable resource. With its focus on brevity and efficiency, this book is sure to help you become a more effective and efficient developer in using Google Maps API.