gMap This is easy to use module within the xScape Theme Framework that you can use to add Google Maps to your posts. You can set various parameters including adding marker with a note to mark the location you are posting about or you have traveled to.
xScape framework has many widgets built in. This video will show how to use these widgets: Feedburner, Theme Style, Networks and Recent Posts. Following tutorials will show how to use other widgets and widgets from the theme framework modules.
xScape Theme Framework supports modules. First such module is called Contactable, and is used to add contact form to all pages of the blog. Module supports many options and this tutorial explains how to use it all and how to customize the content and behavior of the form.
xScape modules are similar to WordPress plugins, but they share big code base with the framework, and they need less resources than normal plugins. This is introduction to the modules system, and tutorials on specific modules will be published later.