Offline Maps: added ripping functionality and released it as version

I finally got to where I wanted to bring this application: you are now able to provide a path and rip all the tiles from google maps along this path.

The GUI is still somewhat primitive but it does give you the possibility to:

  1. Navigate to a certain point by providing a name
  2. Set the type of tile you want to view
  3. Zoom in and out of this point
  4. Drag the map to reveal neighbouring tiles
  5. Set a ripping radius
  6. Set a ripping zoom level
  7. Set the tile-type you want to download
  8. Provide a path along which to download alll the tiles

Following is a small manual on how to use the application.

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