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SimpleGeo Releases Two APIs

Written on December 09, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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Countless apps are likely to get a lot of real-world data dumped into their databases. Thanks to two new data sources available for free as of today from SimpleGeo.

With the help of free data sources available today, a tad full of applications are likely to get a lot of real-world data dumped into their databases. With that, launched two free application programing interfaces, the Context API and Places API, into public beta today. The provide a large amount of information about the 13 million places in the United States. The Context API offers a raw dump of boundary related information about any nearby places, including weather and demography. The Places API, meanwhile, gives Point of Interest about those places, like restaurant, landmarks, churches, parks and more. Those information provided by two APIs will be forever free to anyone building an application that needs local context.

Are you ready to learn a lot more about the world around you?

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