[School-of-data] Geocoding tutorials on the School of Data Blog

Tony.Hirst Tony.Hirst at open.ac.uk
Wed Feb 20 11:51:41 UTC 2013

I just posted an OpenRefine recipe for using the Google maps goecoding api (not sure what limits it has?)



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From: Rufus Pollock [rufus.pollock at okfn.org]
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:56 AM
To: Peter Murray-Rust
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Subject: Re: [School-of-data] Geocoding tutorials on the School of Data Blog

Just to say: I have a follow-up post nearly complete that includes code snippets in JS + Python (I may be borrowing from Friedrich here). I'd love Java one too though my Java is *very* rusty.

I was going to draft these as gists and any contributions would be very welcome. As an example here's the simple JS gist:



On 19 February 2013 20:27, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk<mailto:pm286 at cam.ac.uk>> wrote:
This is great.

Could you do one of how to call this from languages like Java or Python?

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 1:55 PM, Lucy Chambers <lucy.chambers at okfn.org<mailto:lucy.chambers at okfn.org>> wrote:
Hi All,

If anyone has ever wanted to know how to convert simple place names in a spreadsheet to lat and long values so that they can put their data on a map, Rufus Pollock has just put up a couple of tutorials on the School of Data blog.

Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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