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Google Code-in 2012 KDE

Marble: Create A Tutorial about the Vehicle Tracking Example

completed by: Illya Kovalevskyy

mentors: Torsten Rahn, René Küttner, Dennis Nienhüser

There is a nice set of tutorials about programming with the Marble library. See:

During a recent task you've created a  tutorial application:


Please add another page to this set of tutorials which describes in the same detail how the application works. The topic of the tutorial is

Vehicle Tracking

  • Explain how the code works (Worker Threads that generate coordinates, Placemark positions defined by the coordinates, updateFeature, etc.)
  • Add API doc links to the text
  • Show how the code can be compiled
  • Point out OSM license requirements

The next task in this series will be about adding Tracks.