Category Archives: locate-for-me

Twitter Places API

Gigaom reported that Twitter is going to launch “Places” API that allow user to link their tweet to specific location on a map. Raffi Krakorian promises that twitter places API is going to provide more contextual information such as a … Continue reading

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Simple OAuth using SignPost

SignPost is dead simple java API for OAuth by Matthias Kappler. I would like to share with everyone how I used this to connect to Foursquare. Establishing a Connection to Foursquare Establishing a connection to foursquare require us to create … Continue reading

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Making Google Search More Social, My Wish List

I have been spending the week playing around with Google’s search and map API for my location aware website. I would say Google has done an amazing job in enabling developers create search application on the fly. Review Sharing Google … Continue reading

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Managing IFrame using Fancybox

Web 2.0 has enabled us to create mash ups of content within our site.  At the same time it also enable a new type of security attack, namely cross site scripting, commonly referred to as XSS attacks. Cross-site scripting exploit … Continue reading

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Geolocation is cool

I have been fiddling with geolocation technology for the past few days.Seems that this technology has been adopted by many famous sites. Geolocation aware sites Foursquare is a famous geolocation media where we can ‘check in’ to places on the … Continue reading

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