August 10, 2014
It's hard to find an online real estate site today that does not in some way incorporate maps. And so it's no surprise that another of the top ten tags at ProgrammableWeb is "realestate", now with 78 mashups tagged realestate.
Put your social project on the map. Or, use those already listed to find something new in an area you care about. The OpenAction Map is a well-done full-screen map mashup that shows positive work based on the location that is being impacted.
Geocoding involves converting a description of a physical address into coordinates that represent that location on a map to perform spatial analysis. This tutorial on the Google Maps APIs blog describes the two approaches to geocoding with Google Maps APIs, and when to use them.