I'm still a js noob.

I am currently developing a map using the Mapbox GL JS API with their geocoding plugin, however, I'm am not seeing any examples of adding a marker after the return.

I did find a previous thread (Mapbox Geocoding and Markers) with the same question, however, this is referring to the js api and appears to be using a different syntax.

Here is my code thus far:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset='utf-8' />
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.12.2/mapbox-gl.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.12.2/mapbox-gl.css' rel='stylesheet' />
    body { margin:0; padding:0; }
    #map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
    <script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-geocoder/v0.0.0/mapbox-gl-geocoder.js'></script>
<link rel='stylesheet' href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-geocoder/v0.0.0/mapbox-gl-geocoder.css' type='text/css' />
<div id='map'></div>

mapboxgl.accessToken = <token>;
if (!mapboxgl.supported()) {
alert('Your browser does not support Mapbox GL');
} else {
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
    container: 'map',
    style: 'mapbox://styles/<user.id>/<style.id>',
    center: [-122.654422, 45.5434085],
    zoom: 11
map.addControl(new mapboxgl.Geocoder('top-left'));
map.addControl(new mapboxgl.Navigation({position: 'top-right'}));


Here is the link to the API: https://www.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/api/

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The basic idea is to listen for the geocoder.input and to create a point based on the result.

geocoder.on('geocoder.input', function(ev) {

Here's an example demonstrating it: https://www.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/example/point-from-geocoder-result/


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