[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] Announce search box with result suggestions

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Mon Nov 15 22:01:49 GMT 2010


No specific reason. It looked like the quickest route to demonstrable results for someone not at all familiar with modern web technologies such as myself.
And it did - I did this in a few hours, including the PHP script that calls Nominatim and parses the result.

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On Nov 15, 2010, at 9:08 PM, Wyo wrote:

> Martijn van Exel wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> The lack of "auto-complete" or search suggestions like you see in for
>> example Google (maps) and the OSM wiki search box has been bugging me
>> for a while. So I created a prototype based on the Nominatim API and the
>> Google Closure JS framework. There's a lot of things it won't do yet,
>> but it's a decent first step.
> Why do you choose Google's Closure JS? Is it specially suited?
> Wyo
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