On Wednesday, Google announced the new Google Maps SDK for iOS. I stayed up late Wednesday night creating fresh MonoTouch bindings for this delightful new SDK, and now adding beautiful, animated, accurate maps to your apps is easier than ever before.

To play with this fantastic SDK in your MonoTouch app, you’ll need to “register interest” with Google to get an API key. After you’ve received an API key, download the bindings library (the download includes a sample project) and add it as a project reference.

With a few simple lines of C#, you can register your Google Maps SDK API key, create your map view, frame your map, add a marker, and kick off animations:

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