Geocoding on Rails - Laila Winner, Josh Clayton
Laila Winner, Josh Clayton

Geocoding on Rails

Автор Laila Winner Josh Clayton
Издательство thoughtbot
Год 2013
Формат PDF
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If you’ve worked on a web application in the past decade, there’s a good chance you’ve written mapping or geocoding functionality. We’ve worked on numerous Rails applications that geocode certain pieces of data; each time, we had to remind ourselves which Ruby gems to use for searching, how to retrieve coordinate information from the browser, and the correct way to write tests for the behavior we wanted to add.This 60 page book solves these problems by presenting a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to building mapping applications with Ruby on Rails.Geocoding on Rails covers the following topics:Which gems to use based on application requirementsHow to build out a Rails application which geocodes dataHow to use the W3C Geolocation and Google Geocoding APIs to reverse-geocode at a browser levelHow to speed up responses with cachingHow to test virtually every aspect of the app as it’s built