Not all map and geo applications run entirely on your mobile device. Perhaps you want to protect your keys or other API access data from reverse engineering by putting them in the cloud, or you have custom business logic that you run on your server that you don’t want to distribute via mobile. To protect your keys and API access data you’ll need to operate some kind of service. In this Google Developers session you learn how to build that service on the Google Cloud Platform and consume it in a mobile application that uses the Google Maps APIs.
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