HTML5 Geolocation API

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Jeff Prosise


HTML5’s geolocation API allows you to build apps like Urban Spoon that factor in the user’s location. It has methods for getting a one-time fix on the user’s location, and for tracking changes in the user’s location in real time. Learn how to use this API to build location-aware apps that run on any HTML5 platform, including desktop devices that lack GPS receivers and cellular radio hardware.

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