Sunday, August 24, 2008

Google geolocation example

Google offers geolocation stuff via Ajax API. For the web applications it is a practical way to get latitude/longitude pair by IP address. And here is a small practical example: geo search

1 comment:

Alrond said...

At the beginning, Google Geolocation API has determined the location for only Americans, for the other it has returned "unknown". Later this service was advanced, but it often does not show results even for developed countries as yet. For such cases, there is a simple javascript extension to the Google API, which gives back the country of user.