flutter_google_places_sdk

pub package

Tests

A Flutter plugin for google places sdk that uses the native libraries on each platform. Check out Rational below to understand why you should use this plugin.

Note: Currently only support Android

Usage

To use this plugin, add flutter_google_places_sdk as a dependency in your pubspec.yaml file.

Web Usage

When using the web support you also need to enable the Maps JavaScript API in google cloud:

https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/get-api-key

Rational

By now you probably found some other plugins, and wondering why this one was even created. Well, there's a good reason for that.

All other plugins will use http web requests rather than the native sdk.

Google allows you to limit the usage of your api key to your android application. However, that only works when you're using the native SDK.

So when using the http web requests method, you can't actually limit it, and if someone can get your API key (usually not a problem if it's in a mobile client), it can be used anywhere outside of it.

Example

import 'package:flutter/material.dart';
import 'package:flutter_google_places_sdk/flutter_google_places_sdk.dart';

void main() {
  runApp(MaterialApp(
    home: Scaffold(
      body: Center(
        child: ElevatedButton(
          onPressed: () async {
            final places = FlutterGooglePlacesSdk('my-key');
            final predictions =
                await places.findAutocompletePredictions('Tel Aviv');
            print('Result: $predictions');
          },
          child: Text('Predict and print to console'),
        ),
      ),
    ),
  ));
}

Libraries

flutter_google_places_sdk