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Ernesto R. (Guest)
on 2009-01-10 00:33
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Hey guys!


Does anyone knows how to a ruby program communicate with the Google API,
which one is written in Javascript ? I've heard something about a
wrapper to
do the communication, but i didn't find anything yet.

I know a plugin for rails can do that (geokit), but i don't know how.
There
is a method (geocode) that use the javascript function to return the XML
data about a address.



So, please help me!


Thanks in advance!,
Ernesto
Freddy A. (Guest)
on 2009-01-10 00:48
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Google API? You mean Google Maps API right? I'm not sure about ruby
but for rails there is a very good plugin
http://github.com/andre/geokit-rails/tree/master
that has good documentation on the page... I used this for a store
locator and it's a very good tool...

I guess you could look at the plugin code and transfer that to a plain
ruby script if you wanted too...
Ernesto R. (Guest)
on 2009-01-10 01:10
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yeah, sorry, I mean google maps API.


I'll take a look at the code. It's something like that, i want to know
how
to write my own code over the Gmaps API.
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