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Server-Side Geocoding and Caching

Google Maps API provides geocoding services to convert addresses (“Singapore 208539″) into geographic coordinates (1.311403, 103.85662). There are two approaches: Client-side geocoding, which uses JavaScript API to send requests and receive responses. HTTP server-side geocoding, which uses HTTP requests to

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Parse JSON in Java

JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation, and it is based on a subset of JavaScript. As a data-exchange format, it is widely used in web programming. Here we show how to parse JSON data in Java using the org.json library.

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Store Locator using Java

We would like to write a program to find the closest store to an input address. The program is provided with a list of locations; it asks for an input address, and then outputs the closet store location. The dataset

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