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Google Earth Engine is a cloud-base geoprocessing platform. This platform, built to tackle global environmental challenges, features terabytes of geodata housed in the cloud on which users can performed advanced computation through time and space. Think GLOBAL BIG DATA at your fingertips.
In the API window, follow along and try to find all of these useful elements. This short tour should help you get oriented to the API.
The coding console aka Playground! Try it by typing
// I love donuts.
This is how you write comments. This code won’t do anything, it is just there for you to write programmer-readable explanations and annotations. Now go to the top and click “Run”. Your code will run -even though it is basically empty.
Change the comment to read:
// GeoHack Week Demo Script
Now click “Save”. You can tell when a script hasn’t been saved because it will have a * next to the title. Now that you have saved the script, click “Get Link”. If you look at your browser, you will see a new unique URL gets generated. You can copy this link and use it to share scripts with anyone else who is a Trusted Tester.