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What I need

I need to convert a list of markers to a tile layer

I've been googleing without success how to do this. Anyone has faced this problem and has a nice easy solution?

Why I need it

I've developed a HTML application that displays a map. This map has many fixed markers (they do not change in time). Due to that:

  1. I want to speed up the application
  2. I want to hide the marker position from malicious users (so they can't use the information I've gathered for they're own porpose)

I want to convert the markers to a tile layer.

Thanks!

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Your "Question" looks like it is asking three questions: 1. How to speed up the application? 2. How to hide the marker position from malicious users 3. How to convert the markers to a tile layer? My recommendation would be that three Questions be posted. –  PolyGeo Jun 27 '13 at 10:34
    
@PolyGeo My question is How to convert the markers to a tile layer, I've posted the other things to contextualize. –  Mateu Jun 27 '13 at 10:50
    
That changes my recommendation to using that as the title of your question and editing the body of it to make that more obvious. –  PolyGeo Jun 27 '13 at 10:53
    
@PolyGeo changed –  Mateu Jun 27 '13 at 11:05

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There is no need to reinvent the wheel. Among the solutions for too many markers, there is one called Fusion Table Layers. They act as a layer, which is rendered at Google servers - so it is very fast.

You can find live examples in the Google Developer's Docs.

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If he wants to use the Google Fusion Tables layer, the table he uses will have to be shared. That means that I (as a malicious user) can simply look at his code, grab the table id from it, go to the fusion table and download the whole stuff in like 5 minutes. –  Tamas Jul 3 '13 at 22:18

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