Tag: Geolocation

Faster Google Maps Integrations With GMaps.js

Google Maps, like any other Google product is already easy-to-use and their API is not that complicated to work with. However, things can always be simpler and GMaps.js, a feature-rich jQuery plugin, helps consuming Google Maps much easier. Besides adding a standard map of a specific location, we can define the ...


Location-Aware Realtime Visitor Tracker Using Pusher (Tutorial)

Info: This is a guest post by Phil Leggetter from Pusher (an HTML5 WebSocket-powered realtime messaging service). The purpose of this tutorial is to show how to create a realtime location aware visitor tracker for a web site or application. When a visitor navigates to the page on your site, or accesses your mobile ...


A Plugin For Your Mapping Needs – jQuery Geo

jQuery Geo is a plugin for the popular framework that provides an easy-to-use API for map/geolocation related actions. The plugin uses the open source map servers like Open Street Map, WMS and Esri ArcGIS (Open Street Map by default) for pulling the map data and can: show mapping data and handle direct user ...


Easier Location-Aware Apps. With SimpleGeo

SimpleGeo is a free service which makes creating location-aware applications so simple. A powerful API & SDKs for various languages exist to easily communicate with the service. It has 2 free services: SimpleGeo Context Using SimpleGeo Context, you can get many details by providing a latitude/longitude like ...


MooTools Plugin For Geolocation Tasks: MooGeo

MooGeo is a MooTools plugin that makes accomplishing common geolocation tasks easy. These tasks include getting detailed info about an IP (country, city, longitude, latitude, etc.), parsing geographical data from text and even finding Flickr photos about a given place. The plugin makes use of multiple free-to-use ...


Geo-Enable Websites With JS: YQL Geo Library

Geolocation is one of the most popular subjects for today's web & there are many solutions that help geo-enabling web applications. YQL Geo Library is an impressive resource for geolocation as it is totally free & JavaScript-based. It has various powerful features like: detecting the visitor’s ...