Factual recently announced a new SDK that enables third party apps and services to pull location data from its massive database and trigger certain actions in response to data points like location, environment, movement and more. The SDK is easily used through the Garage Web UI.
This is the fourth part of our series How to Add Postcode-Based Proximity Search With Open Data. In this article we will show you how to take a geocoded dataset and a postcode, and order the dataset by proximity to the postcode. This is used to find the nearest pub to a user specified location.
We've added 13 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Location, and Internet of Things. One highlight today is the Valossa API which lets users choose a movie by talking aloud in a conversational manner. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.