This is the first part of our series How to Add Postcode-Based Proximity Search With Open Data. In this article we will explain how to geocode a dataset using open data. By the end of this article, you should be able to take a dataset and add the position of each record to that dataset.
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This is the second part of our series How to Add Postcode-Based Proximity Search With Open Data. In this article we’ll explain three ways to geocode your data using Open Postcode Geo. We show you how to find the position of each pub in a dataset; and use this dataset to find the nearest pub.
This is the third part of our series How to Add Postcode-Based Proximity Search With Open Data. To find a nearby business, you need to know: nearby what? In this article we show you how to implement the common application of nearest locations to a postcode provided by a user.
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Google Custom Search
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Best Buy Products
||Best Buy's Products API provides full product information for over 1M current and historical products, including pricing, availability, specifications, descriptions, and images.||eCommerce||10.24.2008|
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Diffbot Global Index
||Search the web like a database in realtime with the Diffbot Global Index API. The Automatic APIs scour the web regularly, indexing articles, comments, images, products and more—available...||Search||12.29.2016|
Rice University People
||This API provides information about campus People and includes the following search parameters; Key, Name and Id. The API allows Rice University account holders access to publicly accessible data...||Education||12.27.2016|
Fan TV Platform
||This Metadata API for fan.tv provides a tool to discover, watch and share over 1 million movies and shows across your preferred services and screens. Use TiVo’s comprehensive, structured, and...||TV||12.21.2016|
IBM Watson Discovery
||The IBM Watson Discovery REST API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of IBM Watson Discovery with other applications. Some example API methods include building queries for...||Data||12.20.2016|
Oracle Service Cloud Knowledge Advanced
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||The Feline Finder app uses RescueGroups.org http/json API to show loacally adoptable cats. By answering a few simple questions you can find the cat that's perfect for you. You can also view a...||Animals||12.30.2016|
The Sanders Standard
||The Sanders Standard offers updated media news related to Bernie Sanders. This mashup uses the Webhose.io API to deliver a constant stream of coverage from several sources such as Bloomberg, Politico...||News Services||04.11.2016|
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Api Expert - World Weather Forecast
||World Weather Forecast is an application that allows users to search for weather information by providing their location. This application uses the World Weather Online API service.||Weather||08.04.2015|