[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


Wyo,

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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