For Google Earth Developers
Migrating to Cesium
Here you'll find technical resources for moving from Google Earth to Cesium.
The Google Earth API is going away and many developers are moving to Cesium. Cesium is built on modern plugin-free tech, and is cross-platform, cross-browser, open-source, and actively developed by a large community.
Check out over 30 Google Earth examples and demos ported to Cesium. The Cesium code is clean and concise, for example:
Don't miss the Monster Milktruck port to Cesium:
Build on what you already know. Here are two tutorials specifically targeted at helping you make the switch from Google Earth to Cesium:
Guest Blog Posts
Hear firsthand from developers who moved from GE to Cesium.
Migrating from Earth to Cesium
by Greg Angevine, Founder of Cube Cities Inc. Also see Greg's follow-up: Cesium: The Best Choice For Mapping On The Web.
Migrating from Google Earth to Cesium
FOSS4G NA 2016
The closed-to-open source success story of the movement from Google Earth to Cesium, including technical differences.
Beyond the Google Earth API: Cesium, a Plugin-Free, WebGL-Based Virtual Globe
Declan De Paor
Introduction to Cesium in the face of Google Earth deprecation.
Check out these highlighted apps that moved from GE to Cesium.
To stay up-to-date, follow @CesiumJS. If you have a question about porting your app from GE to Cesium, post it on the forum and include something like "(moving from Google Earth to Cesium)" in the subject line. In general, let us know what you need in terms of features and tutorials for a successful move to Cesium.