developerWorks: Put Yourself on the Map with Google Maps API, DB2/Informix, and PHP on Linux
Mar 08, 2006, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The recent explosion of information has spawned many new
technologies that help digest all these gigabytes. Most humans do
best with graphical representations when trying to absorb lots of
information. Geographic data, in this case from the US Census, can
be visualized using Google Maps, instead of traditional
geographical information systems (GIS). Why use this article when
there are over 69 million hits for the search words 'google maps?'
This article focuses on using PHP, Informix, DB2, and Linux. Also,
the code provided here has the clarity that only a 14-year-old
programmer can provide..."