Google Maps in a Webview for Android

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http://stackoverflow.com – I have a pair of questions about google maps for android. I decided to use a webview to display google maps due to the compatibility for the google maps api, so i'm having problems with really simple things (at least i think the are simple). 1) At the start of the application, my webview shows the map with a very low zoom. How can i set a higher zoom from the beginning? There are +/- buttons, but they are pretty uncomfortable. 2) How can i put a mark on the map? With the api, i have just to use the google.maps.Marker , but i don't know ho to use it with a webview. I think that both th (HowTos)