The Geolocation API is a new technology that’s introduced by W3C – the same organization behind HTML5. Probably for that reason, it is often correlated and grouped with HTML5 in many books and references, although it has actually nothing to do with HTML5 technically. In this post, we are going to use the API in its simplest form; we will create a set of functions to retrieve user’s location and show it in map with Google Maps. Let’s take a look. Why Geolocation API ? In many cases, obtaining user location would be extremely useful to establish better user experience, for…
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