May 23, 2007

Google Geocoding API gets an update

Google has announced an upgrade to the software used to handle North American addresses in their Geocoding API. From Google... "This upgrade improves the performance of our service and includes the following changes which may affect your applications:
1. The new geocoder contains an update to the underlying data set for North America.
2. The geocoder has also been updated so that it more intelligently handles incomplete input
3. In the XML data returned from the geocoder, there is a tag called "AdministrativeAreaName" that may contain the state where the address is located. - See also

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