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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..."

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