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Getting Started with GEO, CouchDB, and Node.js

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Today's mobile devices have GPS and standard APIs to give you access to coordinates—but what can you do with that data? With this concise book, application developers learn how to work with location data quickly and easily, using Node.js, CouchDB, and other open source tools and libraries. You'll learn how to get started with these tools, and then use them together to build an example project called MapChat, using HTML and JavaScript code samples.


On Aug 30 Shawn Day wrote: Not the Book I Hoped For
The brief summary and end piece of the book enticed me. 'Today's technology tells us where we are, so how can we best work with this locational data?' Good premise. I can usually backwards engineer how we will get there. I need to know why I am doing something to determine how it is actually happening and to comprehend and learn. This book did not provide this for me. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar2.0

On Aug 11 Rob Dawson wrote: Does what the title says
I'm more and more enjoying the O'Reilly Getting Started guides. They provide a good introduction to cutting edge topics, and this one is no exception. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

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