As I stated earlier, it wouldn’t be long before someone explained how Google Maps worked. And here it is: Mapping Google.

In this posting, Joel Webber does a great job dissecting Google Maps and explaining all of its inner workings. Once again, Google uses a mishmash of technologies to make this work, and it’s very impressive.

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