How to show a balloon above a marker in a MapActivity? Isn't there a widget?

I dont get the point, why I have to code so much for it. Like, I dont want to care about...

  • the position of the balloon (I just want to assign a geopoint)
  • the layout of a basic balloon (Later on I might want to implement a xml based layout)
  • the number of shown balloons (only display one at a time)
  • the open/close behaviour of the balloon (close, when an other bollon is tabbed)

Update

Solved it! See my answer below...

Answers


Here is the "the missing widget"...


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