This example uses a tile overlay
MapType to overlay the map's tile
coordinates on top of the default map tiles.
Read the documentation.
Git and Node.js are required to run this sample locally. Follow these instructions to install Node.js and NPM. The following commands clone, install dependencies and start the sample application.
git clone -b sample-maptype-overlay https://github.com/googlemaps/js-samples.git
Other samples can be tried by switching to any branch beginning with
git checkout sample-SAMPLE_NAME