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  1. Geolocation & Beer: Part 3 – Static Maps

    Posted on May 17th, 2010 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    The final thing to do now that you’ve found the user’s latitude and longitude and told them where they are in a human readable format is to put all the data you’ve gathered onto a map. Now, there are lots of tutorials out there for the JavaScript based Google Maps API. So, if you want […]

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  2. Geolocation & Beer: Part 2 – Telling the User where they are

    Posted on May 13th, 2010 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    In the last entry, I wrote about how we can use the navigator.geolocation API to find a user’s current location. In today’s post I’m going to continue on to talk about taking that location and turning it into a piece of human readable text that tells the user where they are. After all, having a […]

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  3. Geolocation & Beer: Part 1 – Finding the user

    Posted on May 5th, 2010 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    I recently attended BarCamb3, a BarCamp held at the lovely Red Gate Software offices in Cambridge. My main contribution to the event was talking about a silly little weekend learning project I’ve been working on – Beer Near Me. I’ve split the presentation I gave up into three separate blog posts, which I’ll be putting […]

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