Geocoding

Validate and Format Addresses using Google API

Suppose you want to make some web app that lets users input addresses. I would be nice to

  1. Weed out minor misspelling
  2. Standardise format (proper capitalisation, abbreviated province/state or full name etc)
  3. Input in freeform but store civic number, street name, city etc separately
  4. Verify the address exists of course

Some governmental entities provide this information via public APIs but if you want a uniform service, why not use Google? Read More…

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