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Jeremiah Jordan

08/26/2022, 7:29 PM
Hi, not sure if this is the right channel, but I'm struggling to figure out how to use the GoogleMap's MapEffect composable. My android studio doesn't know what it is when I load these libraries:
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implementation "com.google.android.gms:play-services-maps:$play_maps_version"
    implementation "com.google.maps.android:android-maps-utils:$maps_compose_version"
    implementation "com.google.maps.android:maps-compose:$maps_compose_version"
And after googling a bit, it looks like it belongs to this package:
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implementation "com.google.maps.android.compose:$maps_compose_version"
Although it doesn't seem to actually load when I use it, even though I don't have any gradle errors. I'm assuming that if it loaded correctly, I'd be able to use the experimental maps annotation
@MapsComposeExperimentalApi
, but so far I haven't figured out the gradle-kung fu to get that to happen.
Never mind! I realized I just needed to iterate the version number of
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"com.google.maps.android:maps-compose:$maps_compose_version"
I was using 2.2.0 and the MapEffect composable was added in 2.3.0 🙂
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