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Geolocation, Rails and MongoDB- a recipe for success

‘Geolocation’ seems to be the best dish being served today. Every web-portal, every mobile app wants to be sensitive to a persons location. Everyone wants to see information that is ‘relative’ or location sensitive. Whether its a deal portal, travel portal, social network – giving users information that is relevant to their location bring not only a personalized touch but also keeps tuned in to the portal.

Combining Rails with Geocoder, MongoDB with Mongoid and mongoid-geo, and Google Maps Javascript API.

Original title and link: Geolocation, Rails and MongoDB- a recipe for success (NoSQL databases © myNoSQL)

via: http://blog.joshsoftware.com/2011/04/13/geolocation-rails-and-mongodb-a-receipe-for-success/