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location API vs Foursquare API

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Hi, I would like to r etrieve Location List near a Coordinates.

Have anyone tried this before?

 

Is it better to use the BB Geolocation API or Foursquare API?

Any sample codes?

 

Thank you

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Re: location API vs Foursquare API

for Foursquare: Kyle Fowler has a sample app with all InvocationFramework parameters at Github

 

what's better ? dont know. this will also depend from country and for what you're searching

do a manual search from BB Maps to see what will be found and compare with Foursquare

 

If this would my app - I would let the user choose between Foursquare or BB

 

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are you in orlando ?

one of my sessions is about Maps in your Apps

 

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Re: location API vs Foursquare API

I was expecting you ekke!!

I'm not in Orlando, will the session be recorded?
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Re: location API vs Foursquare API


jayvd wrote:
I was expecting you ekke!!

I'm not in Orlando, will the session be recorded?

normaly all sessions will be recorded

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Re: location API vs Foursquare API

Cool Cool Cool. Thanks
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Re: location API vs Foursquare API

disclosure, I work for Factual. Factual helps power services like Tripadvisor, Livingsocial, MellennialMedia, and many others. 

 

Factual provides 10,000 free API calls per day on most of our APIs: http://developer.factual.com/data-docs/

 

You can start and get an API key here: http://developer.factual.com/

 

feel free to email me at kyle@factual.com with questions on how to leverage our Global Places data. We don't require visual attribution and our API is incredible flexible.