Posts marked with “geolocation”

Finding Exactly Where You Are

by · November 10, 2011

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Most people are familiar with Google Maps. You type in an address, and you are given a map that shows you the exact location of your query. Part of the process that goes on behind the scenes is geocoding, which takes a physical address and maps it to a set of longitude and latitude coordinates. […]

 

Geolocation: Easier Than It Looks

by · November 7, 2011

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Have you ever wanted to add location-aware content to your web applications? Would you believe me if I told you it was dead easy, and you could be up and running in about 10 minutes? The first thing you want to do is use someone else’s work. Geolocation is a solved problem; there’s no need […]