The OpenCage geocoder - a meta geocoder made in perl

By Ed Freyfogle from
Date: Saturday, 8 November 2014 15:00
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Language: English
Tags: geocoding opendata openstreetmap

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We recently launched the OpenCage geocoder a single API to made different geocoders like OpenStreetMap, Geonames, DSTK, Nestoria, etc.

The whole thing is built in perl. I'll talk about the goals of the service, the challenges, the roadmap going forward, etc. I'll also discuss Geo::Address::Formatter a spin off project to correctly format addresses, and if time allows Geo::What3Words

Attended by: Pedro Figueiredo (‎pfig‎), Peter Sergeant (‎pete‎), Tamara Kaufler, Peter Makholm (‎brother‎), Clyde Ingram, Andrew Jones, Duncan Fyfe, Merlyn Kline, James Mastros (‎theorbtwo‎), Peter Haworth (‎pmh1wheel‎), Chris Jack, Soydaner Ulker, Jarle Hakas, Ian Brierley, JJ Allen, Michael Jemmeson (‎michael‎), Colin Bradford (‎cjbradford‎), Torbjørn Lindahl, Jess Robinson (‎castaway‎), Søren Lund (‎slu‎),



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