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Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax: From Novice to Professional by Jeffrey Sambells, Michael Purvis, Cameron Turner

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PART 4Appendixes

APPENDIX AFinding the Data You Want

In order to keep our book a reasonable length, we couldn't possibly use every neat idea or data source we found as an example. In Chapter 4, we used information from the Ron Jon Surf Shop chain of stores. We used the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) database in Chapters 5, 6, and 7. Also, in Chapter 5, we retrieved information on the locations of all of the capital cities in the world (through screen scraping) and used that data in our examples in Chapter 7. In Chapter 11, we used a wide range of street and address data from the US Census Bureau's TIGER/Line data set. There is much more interesting information contained in the TIGER/Line data ...

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