google map api v3

Topics: Etc...
Apr 26, 2013 at 4:10 AM
I am concerned that grabbing routes from google won't work after may 19, 2013.

Inside greatmaps, the current requests (v2) look like this:,-122.4&daddr=@37.7,-122.4"

Shouldn't it use this format (v3) with client, key pairs on the end for >2500 accesses/day?"

Note: I am working from greatmaps about 2 months old.

Thanks for any leads!
Apr 26, 2013 at 7:26 AM
there is no api for routing, or i don't know something?
Apr 26, 2013 at 4:39 PM
I asked on googlegroup and below is their reply.
BTW, what I really want to know is if greatmaps is "moving" to googleapi or if I should start that work myself??
I need to be sure ROUTEs work....

Barry Hunter
10:09 AM (25 minutes ago)

to Google-Maps-API
That endpoint, is not part of ANY API, you should expect it to break as of yesterday.

Instead should be using one of the real APIs as documented
then you can be more confident they wont just disappear.

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 2:09 PM, cellurl wrote:
Will this method of getting ROUTES from Google dissappear May 19?:,-122.4&daddr=@37.7,-122.4"

Will it really do "ERR 404" or such? or will it work for ROUTES since they aren't really maps?

I want to "Let it Ride" and hope for the best, but I can't help feel that it will instantly go away.
Our developers think that even though googleapis are coming, they aren't necessary for ROUTES."

Thanks for clarifying
Apr 26, 2013 at 5:54 PM
just use directions, it's the same