Listing 1010 srccomcookbookusinggmapsMyLocationjava

package com.cookbook.using_gmaps;

import android.content.Context; import android.location.Criteria; import android.location.Location; import android.location.LocationManager; import android.os.Bundle; import android.widget.TextView;

import; import;

public class MyLocation extends MapActivity { LocationManager mLocationManager; Location mLocation; TextView tv;

^Override public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);


MapView mapView = (MapView) findViewByld(;

tv = (TextView) findViewById(;

mLocationManager = (LocationManager)


Criteria criteria = new Criteria(); criteria.setAccuracy(Criteria.ACCURACY_FINE); criteria.setPowerRequirement(Criteria.POWER_LOW); String locationprovider =


mLocation =


tv.setText("Last location lat:" + mLocation.getLatitude() + " long:" + mLocation.getLongitude());

@Override protected boolean isRouteDisplayed() { // this method is required return false;

Figure 10.4 Example of Google Maps used from inside an application.

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