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= Graticule
Graticule is a geocoding API for looking up address coordinates. It supports many popular APIs, including Yahoo, Google, Geocoder.ca and Geocoder.us.
= Usage
require 'rubygems'
require 'graticule'
geocoder = Graticule.service(:google).new "api_key"
location = geocoder.locate "61 East 9th Street, Holland, MI"
= Distance Calculation
Graticule includes 3 different distance formulas, Spherical (simplest but least accurate), Vincenty (most accurate and most complicated), and Haversine (somewhere inbetween).
geocoder.locate("Holland, MI").distance_to(geocoder.locate("Chicago, IL"))
#=> 101.997458788177
= Command Line
Graticule includes a command line interface (CLI).
$ geocode -s yahoo -a yahookey Washington, DC
Washington, DC US
latitude: 38.895222, longitude: -77.036758
= Mailing List
Join us on the mailing list at http://groups.google.com/group/graticule
= How to contribute
If you find what you might think is a bug:
1. Check the GitHub issue tracker to see if anyone else has had the same issue.
http://github.com/collectiveidea/graticule/issues/
2. If you don't see anything, create an issue with information on how to reproduce it.
If you want to contribute an enhancement or a fix:
1. Fork the project on github.
http://github.com/collectiveidea/graticule/
2. Make your changes with tests.
3. Commit the changes without making changes to the Rakefile, VERSION, or any other files that aren't related to your enhancement or fix
4. Send a pull request.
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