Google Launches Maps Data API - O'Reilly Radar
The Google Maps Data API allows client applications to view, store and update map data in the form of Google Data API feeds using a data model of features (placemarks, lines and shapes) and maps (collections of features).
RT @cshirky: Four little words with big implications for reporting: Google Maps Data API. http://bit.ly/wjN4G [from http://twitter.com/axbom/statuses/1862185566]
maps API (read and investigate)Code: Flickr Developer Blog » Flickr Shapefiles Public Dataset 1.0
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