Prerequisites

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MapsIndoors is built on top of Google Maps and in this page, you'll create a Google Maps API key with the correct API enabled, retrieve a MapsIndoors API key and install the necessary dependencies to get started building.

Get your Google Maps API key

Firstly you need to setup at a new project in the Google Cloud Console. When the project is created the following following APIs and the specific SDK you plan to use must be enabled from the Maps API Library Page.

  • Google Maps Distance Matrix API
  • Google Maps Directions API
  • Google Places API Web Service
  • Maps SDK for Android/iOS or Maps JavaScript API

When the 3 APIs and SDK is enabled you can retrieve the API key from the Credentials page. On the Credentials page, click Create credentials > API key.

Get your MapsIndoors API key

If you are not a customer you can use this demo MapsIndoors API key 79f8e7daff76489dace4f9f9 to follow this guide or you can contact MapsPeople to get your building drawings processed and hosted by us to receive a unique API key.

Next up: Create a new project