--- step-1/index.html	2016-09-17 21:44:04.000000000 +0200
+++ step-2/index.html	2016-09-17 21:44:04.000000000 +0200
@@ -1,13 +1,20 @@
 <html>
   <head>
-    <title>Step 1: A Simple Map</title>
+    <title>Step 2: setting initial position</title>
     <script src="../OpenLayers.js"></script>
     <script src="../OpenStreetMap.js"></script>
     <script>
       function init() {
+        lat       = 52.025;
+        lon       = 8.515;
+        zoom      = 15;
+
+        projLonLat   = new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:4326");   // WGS 1984
+        projMercator = new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:900913"); // Spherical Mercator
+
         map = new OpenLayers.Map("demoMap");
         map.addLayer(new OpenLayers.Layer.OSM.Mapnik());
-        map.zoomToMaxExtent();
+        map.setCenter(new OpenLayers.LonLat(lon, lat).transform(projLonLat,projMercator), zoom);
       }
     </script>
   </head>