The geocode Python SDK by Deloitte allows developers to access various mapping APIs in order to perform geocoding, reverse geocoding, routing, and other functions from their Python applications. APIs accessible through this SDK include Google Maps, Bing Maps, MapQuest, ESRI ArcGIS Map Service, and Geocodio.
Where were you when Hurricane Sandy hit, and what were you doing? If you're like many other ProgrammableWeb readers, you weren't watching news reports on TV--you were using social media to keep tabs on your friends and family, and taking advantage of the vast amounts of data available on the Internet to make sense of the situation. Below, a round-up of how Twitter and other online resources helped people get through the record-breaking "super storm."
Developers have requested that Google better align the Places API and Google Maps search results. Google has answered the call by integrating the Places API with Google Maps search. The move offers better search quality, but developers need be aware the changes may affect current installations.